Carolyn Colwell, a resident of Holiday Island, AR, was born Jul. 30, 1940 in Yerkes, KY, a daughter of Roy and Helen Campbell. She departed this life Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 in Fayetteville, AR, at the age of 73 years.
She enjoyed her family, reading, crafts, and history. She came to know the Lord Jesus Christ and have Eternal Life on Jul. 16, 1964. Reading the Bible and coming to know her Lord better was a continuous, wonderful joy to her, the rest of her life here on earth.
On Dec. 26, 1960 she was united in marriage with James M. Colwell who survives her of the home. She is also survived by one daughter, Lisa and husband Mike Griess of Windsor, CO; one son, Jeff and wife Debbie Colwell of Windsor, CO; two sisters, Edith George of Holiday Island, AR, Bobbie Cosby of Pekin, IN; grandchildren, Hannah Beth Snelling of Loveland, CO, Sarah Kate Griess of Windsor, CO, Zak Griess of Windsor, CO, Colten Colwell of Windsor, CO, Logan Colwell of Windsor, CO; three great-grandchildren, Jennah Snelling, Ryia Snelling, and Kendall Snelling, several nieces and nephews; and a host of other friends and loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Helen Campbell; two brothers, Roger Campbell and Danny Campbell.
Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at the Nelson's Chapel of the Eureka Springs with Brother Phil Whitten, Brother Gordon McDaniel and Brother James Colwell officiating. Interment will follow in Colorado. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2013