Carolyn Laverne Hargrave

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Carolyn Laverne Hargrave, 78 of Kennett, formerly of Rector, passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at National Health Care in Kennett. She was born on April 25, 1936, in Kennett to the late Cecil Edward Bell and Lola Nadine (Cumpton) Bell. She was a member of the Rector First United Methodist Church and was secretary at City, Light, Water and Gas in Kennett for 34 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Hargrave, and a sister, Glenda Beth Edwards.

Carolyn is survived by two brothers: Randal Edward Bell of Edmond, Oklahoma, Richard Bell of Kennett, Missouri; one sister: Julia Rose Smith of Vienna, Virginia; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church of Rector. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 3 p.m. with Rev. Mace Straubel and Rev. Jennifer Moxley officiating. Interment will be at Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

Those who wish may sign the online guest book at or visit Irby's Facebook page.