Carol Lynn (Bartz) (Cox) Staples

Published 8:53 am Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Carol was born July 8, 1954 in Elizabethton. She spent most of her adult life in Virginia assisting the elderly. She was called home February 15, 2015, after a courageous battle with hepatic cancer.
She is survived by her life partner: George Williams; sons: Carlos (Kim) Cox and Jonathan (Sonya) Staples, all of Virginia; grandchildren: Ethan, Wesley, Anthony, Katlyn, Anthony, Merrix and Iyana; her father: William Bartz Jr.; brothers: Bob (Glenda) Hyatt, David (Chris) Bartz, Earl Cox and Paul (Martha Lou) Cox, all of Elizabethton; sisters: Gail Campbell (Johnson City), Debby (David) Carlson (Michigan) and Ruby Woods (Elizabethton); aunts: Betty Ralph (Elizabethton), Eve Febuary (Virginia), Beverly Smith (New York) and Sue Bartz (Kentucky); uncles: John Febuary (Virginia) and Brian Bartz Sr. (South Carolina); along with many friends, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Waits (Emma) Febuary and William (Mildred) Bartz Sr.; mother: June Bartz; brothers: Charles (Mary Lou) Hyatt and Joe Woods Sr.; uncles: Frank Febuary, Charlie (Viola) Febuary, Morris (Joyce) Febuary, Stewart (Nellie) Febuary, Lee Ralph, Gideon Smith, Bruce Bartz, Roy Cox and John (Annabell) Cox; aunts: Margie (Milferd) Lobsack and Charlie Jane Febuary; along with Pearl Cox and Joe Woods Jr.
A memorial service will be held at Slagle’s Methodist Church on July 25 at 10 a.m.

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