Carolyn Ann Carwell - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Carolyn Ann Carwell

July 3, 1945 - February 6, 2021

Carolyn Ann Carwell, age 75, of Middletown, DE, and formerly of The Bronx, NY, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at her residence.

Born in Lynchburg, VA, on July 3, 1945, she was a daughter of the late John and Alvour (Stewart) Mack. Carolyn made a living as a legal clerk for New York Telephone Company and as a home healthcare provider. She was a dedicated member of Dearington Church in Lynchburg, VA, where she also served as an usher. In her spare time, Carolyn enjoyed cooking, dancing, gardening, listening to music and macrame.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her siblings, James Thornhill, Frances Davis and Maxine Mack. She is survived by her children, John H.E. Carwell, Jr. (Raina) of Middletown, Damon L. Carwell of Lynchburg, VA, and Adrienne L. Carwell of Middletown; grandchildren, Jada Carwell, Alexis Carwell, David Woodson, Joshua Carwell, Layla Carwell, Amira Carwell, Nasir Carwell and Zion Hamlet; goddaughter, Tonya Taylor (Creed); nephew, Cameron Paige; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A visitation for family and guests will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at Love of Christ Church – Middletown Campus, 316 Warwick Rd, Middletown, DE 19709, followed by a memorial service at 11 am. Interment will follow in Old Drawyers Cemetery, Odessa, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. The family requests for all visitors to wear vibrant clothing to honor Carolyn’s vibrant personality.

Any family members or friends who are unable to attend Carolyn’s service can live stream the service on Zoom via meeting ID 844 6263 0379 and password 074150.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to her neurologist, Steven Bojarski, home health aide, Zalaysia DeShields and physical therapist, Brenda Grassett, for the excellent care provided to Carolyn during her illness.

The family would also like to express their loving gratitude towards the Wallace, Christy, Richardson, Warfield and Merritt families.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carolyn’s memory to the MSA Coalition here.


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10 Condolences for Carolyn Ann Carwell

  • Carol was my “second mom”!

    Her spirit and vitality are unmatched.
    The memories are eternal much like Carol’s spirit as she positively touched everyone she was in contact with. Her spirit lives on and will continue to live through me as I move through this world. I love you Carol!!!❤️❤️

    More love,

    Brian Merritt & the Merritt Family
    Orange County, New York

  • We love you and will miss you! You demonstrated the kind of love to your family and friends that will always be remembered. Your loving spirit has been passed down to your children, grandchildren and close friends. So, although you have gone from earth to heaven, your kindness, love and very special humor will be remembered by those who had the privilege to know you. Thank GOD for picking you to run “life’s race” with our family!

  • So many memories and too many laughs. What a beautiful spirit, CeeCee. She definitely left her mark on this earth. As long as memory lasts I will never forget her. She will be greatly missed and forever loved❤️

  • John,Damon & lil Adrienne,
    Sending my thoughts & prayers in these difficult times as well as heart felt condolences. Your mom was a gem!! We loved her and will continue to celebrate her beautiful soul and joy of life.

    Love your brother
    Mark L.

  • So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers

  • Momma Carol,
    Your light has always shined in my life – as a child all the way through adulthood!

    Thank you for being you and striving to always give your best in spirit, in laughter, in dance (lol), and mostly importantly … in love!

    Love you always,
    Keith Merritt

  • The Carwell Family, I was sadden to hear that your dear mother Carol passed away. Sending healing prayers, comforting hugs and peace to bring you comfort during this difficult time. We love you.. Betty Jones

  • Heartfelt condolences, John, to you and your entire family for the loss of your mom. She leaves behind a tremendous legacy that lives on through you, your siblings, her grandchildren. May God keep you all and grant you peace. Alicia

  • John we love you and are praying for you and your family.
    Rev Jerry and Mama Hughes

  • Prayers of support, comfort & love to John, Damon, & Adrienne and to your families & friends during this difficult season. Aunt Carol was a true joy & one of the funniest people that I knew growing up. Trips to NY were highlights of my youth! She will be dearly missed, but her memory will be cherished forever. Love & peace to you all! – Mica