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 Carolyn Sue <I>Hissom</I> Fitzwater

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Carolyn Sue Hissom Fitzwater

Carolyn Sue Fitzwater, 67, of St. Albans went home to be with our Lord and Savior on August 4, 2013 after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was surrounded and loved in her final hours by numerous family and friends.

Carolyn was born April 29, 1946 to the late Henry Bernard and Bessie Irene Hissom of Sissonville, WV. She was one of 11 children. Carolyn was also preceded in death by her brothers Robert, Larry, Lewis, Ronald, James and George "Corky" Hissom, sisters Brenda Hissom and Judy Crowder, and several nieces and nephews.

She was a member of Sissonville High School Class of 1964. Carolyn grew up a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and was an active member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church (SAUMC) of St. Albans until her passing. She had been the Christmas Basket Director for 15 years. Carolyn was also a strong part of the Missions & Worship Arts Committees and Youth Fellowship for many years.

Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Calvin Clark Fitzwater of St. Albans, her brothers Rev. Byron "Butch" (Anna Mae) Hissom and Charles (Frances) Hissom, sister-in-law Eleanor Hissom all of Sissonville and brother-in-law Franklin Crowder, Sr. of Campbells Creek. She is also survived by her children Molissia Fitzwater, Clark (Toni) Fitzwater, Danielle (Nathan) Mallory and grandchildren Olivia, Seth, and Claire all of St. Albans, in addition to many nieces and nephews and countless friends.

Carolyn birthed only three, but raised over 300 children and even some of their parents as a childcare provider for over 35 years. Nana Carolyn will be missed by all who loved her.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 7, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm; funeral Thursday, August 8, 11:00 am, both services at SAUMC in St. Albans, Revs. Loretta Isaiah & David Peters, officiating. Friends may call an hour before the funeral, graveside service to follow at Floral Hills, Sissonville.


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  • Created by: Darlene
  • Added: 7 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115058200
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carolyn Sue Hissom Fitzwater (29 Apr 1946–4 Aug 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115058200, citing Floral Hills Garden of Memories Cemetery, Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Darlene (contributor 47203790) .