Carolyn Phillabaum, age 73 of Richmond, KY, formerly of Brookville, OH passed away on March 9, 2022. She was born in Kettering, OH to the late John and Mabel (Izor) Bell and retired from Green Tokai in Brookville after 25 years. Carolyn loved her family and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Phillabaum and her son Ernest Phillabaum, Jr. Carolyn is survived by her son Jesse Phillabaum, daughter Malissa (David) Sparks, grandchildren Amanda Estep (Jason Estep), Stacy (Shawn Watts) Wathen, Tiffany (Joshua) Mills, Jesse (Sarah Sarver) Phillabaum III, Patrick Phillabaum, Kachina (Edward) Donley, Harley Phillabaum, 15 great grandchildren, and her brother Robert (Nancy) Bell, and numerous extended family members and dear friends. The family will receive friends at the Arpp, Root and Carter Funeral Home, 29 N Main St. Germantown, OH 45327 on Friday, March 18, 2022 beginning at 11:00am with funeral services beginning at 12:00PM. Burial immediately following at Fairview Cemetery in Gratis.