Carol was born March 28, 1941, in Spencer to Fred and Virginia (Vickers) Crane.
Carol was a homemaker. She was a member of Assembly of God Church, Jasonville and Worthington Garden Club. Carol was an outgoing person and a friend to everyone she met.
She is survived by her husband, Bill W. Bays, Worthington; two children, Chad (Beth) Cantrell, Columbus; Kelly Coates, Indianapolis; Bill's sons, David (Kathy) Bays, Worthington; Ronald (Toni) Bays; Scott Bays, Worthington; 13 grandchildren, Van, Asia, Zach, Kinsey, Jeremiah, Troy, Sarah, Hannah, Scotty, Trisha, Ronnie, Shena and Michael; seven great grandchildren; brother, Joe (Danny) Crane, Florida; sister, Jennifer (Jerry) Rahn, Bloomington.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and 2 brothers.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Jasonville Assembly of God, with Pastor Samuel Bush.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at the church.
Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Fairhaven Foundation at the funeral home.
Online condolences for the family can be made at www.welchcornett.com