Carolyn Rast Callahan, 80, of St. Matthews passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at First Assembly of God Church, 1176 Calhoun Rd Saint Matthews. Pastor Mark Call will be officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, prior to the funeral service.
Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Benjamin Snelgrove, Konnor Whitfield, Kevin Whitfield, Adam Callahan, Kent Whitfield and Josh Snelgrove.
Mrs. Callahan was born on November 1, 1941, in Calhoun County. She was the daughter of the late Marion Rast and the late Mary Dupont Rast. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in St. Matthews. Mrs. Callahan enjoyed spending time with her family, but her passion was her grandchildren. She was known by her grandchildren and everyone that knew and loved her as “Mema.” She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, James Calvin Callahan, brother, Morris Rast and a sister, Lauradelle Irick.
Survivors left to cherish her memory are her children, Toni Whitfield (Kent), Crystal Snelgrove, Adam Callahan (Debbra); grandchildren, Kevin Whitfield, Megan Whitfield, Konnor Whitfield, Kara-Lynn “Ruthie” Whitfield, Joshua Snelgrove, Victoria Snelgrove, Skyler Callahan, Sage Callahan; brother, Jimmy Rast; sister, Ellen Mitchell, Edith Gates; sisters-in-law, Rosemary Callahan, Jane Abbott, Linda Welton, Kathy Rast and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Medical Services of America for their love and care during this difficult time.
Friends may call Mrs. Carolyn’s residence.