ROBY - Carolyn Faye (Crawford) Wilburn, 78, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5,2014, at Fisher County Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at Bethel Assembly in Anson, Texas with burial at Roby Cemetery. Carolyn's family will have visitation from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home in Rotan.
Carolyn was born Aug. 25, 1935, in Farmington, New Mexico to Charles "Chick" and Faye (Patterson) Crawford. She graduated from Farmington High School, attended Eastern New Mexico University and then moved to Dallas to work for the District Attorney's office. Carolyn moved back to Farmington and met her future husband, Jimmy Anderson Wilburn. They married July 14, 1958, in Dove Creek, Colorado and lived in Farmington, New Mexico, Cortez, Colorado and Lexington, Ohio before moving to Roby in 1975. She and Jim owned Sweetwater Production, Inc., and after his death in 2006, Carolyn continued to operate the business. She faithfully served God all of her life and was a true servant of the Lord. Carolyn founded "No Need for Need" and "The HUB" Christian outreach organizations in Roby. Her impact for God's Kingdom is immeasurable!
Carolyn is preceded in death by her husband; parents; and two brothers, Ned and Larry Crawford.
Carolyn loved her family dearly and is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Mike Wilburn of Sweetwater, and Brad and Jullie Wilburn of Fort Worth; two daughters and a son-in-law, Shannon Wilburn of Roby and Courtney and Jason Grimes of Hurst; seven grandchildren, Justin Wilburn, Amanda Fullwood and husband Cole, Chelsea Wilburn, Jake Wilburn, Ashley Wilburn, Zack Wilburn and Logan Grimes; three great-grandchildren, Caden Wilburn, Kamdon Fullwood and Lawson Fullwood; brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Dolcie Crawford; two sisters, Pam Isbell and Linda Grey; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Necy Wilburn, LaNelle and Jackie Wayne Etheredge and James and Lucille Sherrill.
"Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen." Eph 3:20.