Carol V. Gay, age 87, of Columbus, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Kobacker House. She was a retired teacher from Worthington City Schools and former librarian at Grandview Public Library. Preceded in death by her sister Lois Ann Darling. Survived by loving husband of 59 years, James Gay; son, Timothy Gay; daughter, Ellen (Martin) Henion; grandchildren, Andrew Henion, Richard Henion and Rhiannon Henion. In keeping with her wishes, cremation will be observed with no public services. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Cat Welfare Society, 741 Wetmore Rd, Columbus, OH 43214.