Carol Diane Evans Dowling, 65 of Nahunta, passed away Sunday night, March 11, 2018, at Orange Park Medical Center, in Jacksonville, Fla., following a brief illness.

Born in Macon, Ga., her parents were Marvin Evans and Wilda Floyd Evans. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ray Evans.

Carol was an accountant bookkeeper for Lewis & Raulerson at Friendly Express. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her grandbabies.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Troy Dowling; a son and daughter-in-law, Terry Dowling (Nicole) of Brunswick; two daughters and sons-in-law, Erika Hoyt (Richard) of Brunswick and Krissie Hagen (Rick) of Nahunta; seven grandchildren, Davis Hoyt, Spalding Hoyt, Dylan Griffin, Sydney Hoyt, Kaden Griffin, Evan Griffin and Elisabeth Dowling; one great-grandchild, Cambralee Griffin; and one brother, Gary Evans, of Macon.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Frye Funeral Home in Nahunta.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, in the chapel of Frye Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chris Foster officiating.

Burial will follow in High Bluff Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

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