Search Obituaries

Print Page

Carolyn Ann Hanshaw Sheesley

Carolyn Ann Hanshaw Sheesley, 81, of Marietta, passed away at 1:30 am on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Heartland of Marietta.

She was born on June 20, 1941 in St. Marys, WV and attended school there. She was employed at Shoney’s Restaurant in Elkins then was a trainer for Shoney’s for 14 years. She helped open and setup 114 stores and retired from Shoney’s and then worked for Holzer Medical Center for 10 ½ years as a housekeeper. She was employee of the month while at Holzer. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Gallipolis, Ohio

She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Earl Sheesley on July 19. 2006. Carolyn is survived by 2 sons, Ray Schau (Nora) and Roy Schau (JoAnna); 2 step children, Janice Miney (Larry) and Tim Sheesley (Elaine), 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. One brother is deceased.

At her request she will be cremated and burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family and messages of sympathy may be sent at