Carolyn Host

Thursday 9th of November 1939 - Saturday 6th of April 2019

Carolyn Host

Carolyn Clark Host, 79, of Lexington, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019, after a brief illness.  Born and raised in Lexington, she was the only child of the late William Henry Clark and Dorothea Lebold Clark. Carolyn was a fiercely devoted mother and grandmother who possessed an unsurpassed commitment to education and to the principles of integrity, faith, and good financial stewardship.  Survivors include two children, Elizabeth Host Dupree and her husband, Tom Dupree, Jr., Lexington and David Host and his wife, Stephanie, Fairfax, Virginia. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Clark and James Dupree, Lexington, William Host, Fairfax, Virginia, and Emily and Caroline Host, Lexington.

The family will conduct private graveside services in the Lexington Cemetery.  They suggest donations in lieu of flowers to the Baby Health Service (which Carolyn previously served as Secretary), 1590 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY 40504 or Sanders Brown Center on Aging, PO Box 34184, Lexington, KY 40588.

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Zee Faulkner Kurfees


Elizabeth, I was saddened by the news about your mother. We didn't get together often, but I still considered her a dear friend. As I did also your grandmother, who had her real estate office next door to my first antique shop at 113 Walton Ave. Sending my love to you and David.

2 months ago