Carolyn Campbell, 85, of Wimberley, Texas, formerly of Canadian, Texas, passed away on May 24, 2018.
Service will be 10:00 AM Friday, June 1, 2018 at Carmichael-Whatley Chapel in Canadian, Texas, with Pastor Barry Hosford, Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, Officiating. Burial following at Edith Ford Memorial Cemeteries in Canadian, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael- Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian, Texas.
Carolyn Campbell was born to Virgie Irene Maddox and Clarence Luther Maddox in Fullerton, California on December 8, 1932. She was raised in California and moved to Texas when her three children were young. She worked at Canadian Mill Works and at Canadian Elementary School as the school secretary for a number of years. She was a resilient woman who made sure to instill a good work ethic, respect for others, and a servant’s heart in her children. She was a talented cook, as well as an artist and musician. She loved living in the country and had a passion for gardening, raising chickens and working with horses. Her favorite spot was her front porch that overlooked the Canadian River and the city of Canadian. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren deeply and had an enthusiastic sense of humor that she received from her parents and she lived her life to the fullest.
Carolyn is survived by her daughter Lori Tye and husband Tom, of Wimberley, Texas. She is survived by three grandsons: Chris Campbell and wife Brittney of Laverne, OK, Joe Campbell of Canadian, Texas, Sam Tye of Wimberley, Texas; two granddaughters; Christie Spence and husband Jeremy Spence of Canadian, Texas, and Megan Campbell of Oklahoma City, OK. She is survived by twelve great grandchildren: Taylor Campbell, Tyler Campbell, Addison Campbell, Harper Campbell, Kiley Beary, Ashley Beary, Madelyne Spence, Ella Spence, Campbell Spence, Karson Campbell, Kynadee Campbell, and Cade Clymer. She is predeceased by her parents, Clarence and Virgie Maddox, two sons; Scott Campbell and Steve Campbell and a grandson, Quinton Campbell.