Carolyn Ann "Grammy" Rincon

Nov 9, 1933 - May 9, 2022

East Lawn Memorial Park East Sacramento
4300 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA, 95819


Carolyn Ann Rincon (Grammy) was born November 9th,1933 in Sacramento, ca to Ward and Naomi Sterling. She was born premature weighing only 3lbs but God gave her the strength she needed and that stuck with her for the rest of her life. She grew up in land park where she attended Mc Clatchy high school one of the first high schools in Sacramento where she later worked as a secretary for the principal. After school she worked for her fathers insurance company Sterling  Insurance. She was all about family. She had a little brother Bob Sterling who she looked after and kept close. She married her high school sweet heart Bill and they had two sons Mark and Brent. They were her pride and joy. She was a great loving and caring mother. She would do absolutely anything for her loved ones. She was always so thoughtful and loved to give gifts for any and every occasion, Beautifully wrapped with matching tissue paper, ribbons or bows and with heartfelt handwritten cards. She was very creative and loved to draw and write, her handwriting was almost like calligraphy. Every year she would make beautiful reeves for Christmas. She loved to be outside soaking up the sun or reading a book. She had a love for cats she would feed all the neighborhood cats. She loved to go out and go shopping especially at Target witch she called Target`.  She was known for always wearing her iconic bright pink lipstick. She loved Victoria Secret love spell and you could smell her coming. She was so lady like she loved to dress up in dresses and skirts with cute dangly earrings.  She was patient, kind and understanding. Your secrets were always safe with Grammy. She loved unconditionally  and never judged. She knew how to brighten up your day with her smile. She was a loving grandmother (Grammy) and Great Grandmother (GG) she leaves behind her grandson Bryan Mark Riddle, granddaughters Erica, Marlena and Rachelle Colvin, Sabrina Carolyn and Jamie Riddle. Great Grand Sons Jacoby, Giovanni and Asar. And Great Grand daughters Aisia, Brielle, Aaliyah and Aria. She was one of the strongest woman ever she always kept a smile and her since of humor no matter what was going on. She proceeded in death her Mother, Father and Ward and Naomi brother Bob sterling and both of her sons Mark and Brent. She leaves behind a legacy of love  We will continue to cherish the precious moments we spent together and she will remain in our hearts forever. 


  • Sabrina Carolyn says:

    I love you more than you’ll ever know Grammy!! I will cherish all the memories we have. You will live through me and your great granddaughter. I’ll never forget you, our hearts are ONE. Kiss my dad for me.

  • Erika Colvin says:

    We love you Grammy!! Your loving personality, smile and positivity live in us all. Love Erika and Brielle

  • Annie Ortiz says:

    We love you so much Grammy!! You are finally at peace and with your boys. Thank you so much for loving Mark, Lay Lay , and I as one of your own. We love you Sabrina and Jamie and thank you for sharing her with us. Sending you all love and big hugs from us.
    Agnes & Alaysia

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