August 13 obituary
Carolyn C. Harrington, 89, of Lubbock and formerly of Snyder, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 in Lubbock.
Funeral service for Mrs. Harrington will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Springs Fellowship Church in Lubbock with Dr. Phil McClendon officiating. The service will be under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.
Mrs. Harrington was born on Oct. 29, 1928 in Ballinger to Charles Will and Agnes May (Johnson) Cheatham. She married Howard Harrington on April 5, 1947 in Ballinger. Carolyn worked as the secretary for Snyder ISD for 18 years. She then worked for the Scurry County District Clerk’s office and retired after 10 years.
Carolyn Harrington was a sweet, kind and gracious woman who died as graciously as she lived. She was a woman of deep faith who impacted the lives of many, many people. She and Howard were active at Trinity United Methodist Church, where they taught Sunday school for more than 30 years. She was also involved with the Walk to Emmaus and mentored numerous young women.
She was preceded in death by her son, Joe Charles Harrington, and her daughter-in-law, Debra Buchanan Harrington.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Howard Harrington of Lubbock; one son, Dell Harrington of Pflugerville; two daughters, Jane Ann Lambert and her husband, Jeff, of Conroe and Beth Harrington of Monahans; one daughter-in-law, Dixie Harrington of Lubbock; and 13 grandchildren, Jana Harrington Hall and her husband, Rick, Mark Harrington and his wife, Amanda, Seth Harrington and his wife, Kristie, Holly Babb and her husband, James, Chase Harrington, Justin Parker, Amber Parker, Amy Lambert, Brandell Lambert, Caryn Lambert Monk and her husband, Chris, Jillian Lambert, Whitney Harrington McClendon and her husband, Mark, and Lia Harrington. Her life was enriched by 13 great-grandchildren, Ben Harrington, Charley Jo and Reese Harrington, Elyse and Lily Stracener, Avery and Owen Babb, Devyn and Dylan Lambert, Owen Monk and Evelyn, Ellis and Emmeline McClendon.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church in Snyder, Wounded Warriors or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com.