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Carolyn Luke Cabana

August 19, 1934 — June 20, 2011

Carolyn Luke Cabana, 76, of Valdosta, died on Monday, June 20, 2011 at Lakehaven Nursing Home. Born in Jacksonville, Florida on August 19, 1934, daughter of the late Eugene Robert and Willie Mae Mauldin Medford, she was an educator and an accomplished pianist and organist. While living in Jacksonville, she taught at Arlington Jr. High, performed with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and served as organist for the Jacksonville First Baptist Church. Mrs. Cabana moved to Valdosta and became the organist at Lee Street Baptist Church and taught at West Gordon Elementary School as well as giving private music lessons. She was passionate about sharing her love of music through teaching her many students. Mrs. Cabana was a member of Twin Lakes Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn Glass (Tim) McGlynn, Martha Glass (Ricky) Dollar of Valdosta, Margaret Glass (Lee) Northcutt of Lakeland, grandchildren, Ammy Alderman ( Jaime) Gibbons, Tandy Alderman Walley of Lakeland, Brittany Hutchison of Valdosta, Wes (Emily) Dollar of Augusta, Justin (Kendall) Northcutt of Brandon, FL., Mark Northcutt of Valdosta; great grandchildren, Mikey and Ethan Gibbons, Truen Walley of Lakeland; sister, Willeen Weeks of Jacksonville, Fl., brother, Robert Medford of Chiefland, Fl. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Roland Cabana, Arlin Luke and John Glass and a sister, June Butler.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home in Valdosta, with burial at Riverview Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Fellowship Nursing Home Condolences may be shared online at

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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