Mrs. Settlemyer, age 61, passed away Tuesday morning Sept. 4, 2007, at her residence in Waxahachie. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona on March 27, 1946, to Kenneth I and Helen (Bowers) Bergman. She was raised Ajo, Arizona where she attended School. She married James M Settlemyer August 28, 1964 in Ajo, Arizona. She was a baker for the past 24 years for the WISD Child Nutrition Department. Carol was employee of the year for 1993-1994. She was a member of the Sardis United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her mother Helen M Bergman of Emory, her children; James Michael Settlemyer II and his wife Tammy and Scott Ivan Settlemyer, of Waxahachie; Her grandchildren: James Michael Settlemyer III, Kaley Renee Settlemyer, Scott Ivan Settlemyer Jr, all of Waxahachie and Nathan Gary Settlemyer of Mansfield. Also surviving is her brother Kenneth I Bergman and his wife Evelyn of Lake Fork and the father of her children James M Settlemyer of Navarro, Florida and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Wayne Boze Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life was from 10 a.m. Friday, Sept 7 at the Sardis United Methodist Church with Pastors; Rod Corder, Marvin Mott, and James Senkel officiating. Interment followed at the Sardis Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Rick Finley, Bobby Montgomery, Scott Ivan Settlemyer Jr, Ivan Bergman, Eddie Settlemyer, and James Ashcraft. Honorary Pallbearers will be: James Michael Settlemyer III, Ryan Taylor Ashcraft, Nathan Gary Settlemyer, and David Bergman.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Wayne Boze Funeral Home.