Bright, Carol (Teacher)

News Death Notice

A WALTERS, Carol C. Age 92, of Dayton, passed away March 29, 2013 in Hospitality House nursing home in Massillon Ohio. She was born July 25,1920 in Washington DC., daughter to the late Harold and Emma (Brumbaugh) Clayton. Carol graduated from Capital University in Columbus Ohio. She taught music for 30 years at Fairview and Colonel White High school and Northmont Junior High. She faithfully served the Lord as an active member of Mack Memorial Church of the Brethren, where she was the organist/choir director for 45 years. She has an extensive history of volunteer work, career achievements, and involvement in professional activities. These include being director of both the Dayton Music Club Chorus and Downtown Dayton Chiming Seniors hand bell choir, serving as president of the Montgomery County Retired Teachers Association and volunteering at the Veterans Administration. She was passionate about family, teaching and making music, composing, acquiring and sharing knowledge, traveling the world, volunteering, and spending quality time with her two grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandma, great grandma, and an overall wonderful person. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Darwin Bright in 1967, second husband, Walter Gillette in 1982, third husband, Brooks Walters in 2007, and her sister Margaret (Peg) Lindeman. She is survived by two sons, Paul Bright of Canton, Dennis Bright of Dayton; two grandchildren, Melanie McGinnis of Canton, Jeremy Bright of Wadsworth, and three great grandchildren, Autumn, Miranda, and Daniel. Her wishes were to be cremated and her ashes will be buried in Dayton. Those wishing to send their condolences or share a fond memory may sign the Reed online guest book at