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Obituaries

Obituaries

Caroline Jane Nabors 1928 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Caroline Jane Nabors, 79, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Nabors died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at her home.She was born Jan. 16, 1928, in Winfield, Ala., the daughter of Roy Gatman and Mona May Taylor Carpenter. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Ala.Mrs. Nabors worked for Alabama Power Co. in Birmingham, Ala., and later she taught home economics at South Junior High School in Lawrence. She worked for Kansas University in the office of the chancellor and for the Kansas Geological Survey. She retired from working at LaGrange Public Library in LaGrange, Ga.She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, New Act Circle with the United Methodist Women and the Douglas County Home Economist Association.Mrs. Nabors married James J. Nabors on June 9, 1952, in Winfield, Ala. He died Dec. 6, 1995.Survivors include a son, Gregory D. Nabors, Miami; two daughters, Lucinda J. Johnson, Lawrence, and Melissa C. Nabors, Lancaster, Calif.; and a brother, Robert H. Carpenter, Jackson, Ala.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Hospice, Lawrence Humane Society or the Kansas University Endowment Association Scholarship Hall Fund, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Nabors.