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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Friday September 4th, 2020

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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Friday September 4th, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Carolyn Upton

ROGERS- Carolyn Pauline Usery Upton age 72 of Rogers Arkansas went to be with her Savior, Monday, August 31, 2020, at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas.
Carolyn was born March 2, 1948, to Edward William Usery and Girtrude Gilbert Usery in Gunnison, MS. She attended Rosedale Schools, She married Tommy Joe Upton on September 27, 1968. Carolyn worked in food service with Delta State University for over 20 years, she later worked with US Axminster of Greenville in the finishing department for a number of years before retirement. Carolyn loved to cook, collect recipes, shop, and entertain her friends and family. Making memories with her family was the highlight of her life. She was a very devoted sister, wife, mother, and grandmother who cherished every moment she spent with them. She loved her brothers, sisters, and her nieces and nephews dearly. She was a member of the H.O.P.E. Church in Cleveland and currently attended the Apostolic Life Church in Springdale, Arkansas. She loved to volunteer in her church's activities, but sharing Jesus with others was a priority in her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents Edward William and Girtrude Usery, brother William Ed Usery, and a sister, Nancy Carol Usery.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years Tommy Joe Upton of Rogers, Arkansas, two daughters, Flora Byrd (Adam) of Rogers, Arkansas, Lisa Upton King of Rogers, Arkansas, Son, Randall Upton (Margaret) of Ft. Worth Texas, four brothers, Jerry Dean Usery of Centerton, Arkansas, Frank Eugene Usery (Pat) of Merigold, Mississippi, Robert O'Neal Usery (Sherry) of Merigold, Mississippi, Michael Scott Usery (Janie) of Harrison, Arkansas, and a sister Judy Lynn Bruce (Jimmy) of Bellavista, Arkansas, five grandchildren, Laci Rogers (Jeremy), Meri -Katelyn King, Reed Byrd, Ethan Upton, and Addison Upton, two great-grandchildren, Ayla Grace Rogers and Abigail Faith Rogers. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews to cherish her memory

A visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Friday, September 4, 2020, at Cleveland Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Crocket Kennedy and James Bruce will lead us in the homegoing celebration.

Pallbearers ushering her to the funeral hearse will be her 4 brothers Robert Usery, Gene Usery, Jerry Usery, and Michael Usery, Howard Gilbert, and Joe Saia. Pallbearers ushering her from the funeral hearse to the gravesite will be her grandson, Jeremy Rogers,  nephews, Jeff Bruce, Kevin Usery, Robert Usery, Jr., Timmy Mosley, and Kevin Mills.

Memorials may be made to the Earline Howard Hospice Home 901 Jones Road Springdale, Arkansas 72762

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be signed at www. clevelandfuneralhome.net

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I was saddened to hear of Carolyn's passing. What a sweet soul she was! It's been a long time since we've seen each other, but I always loved our visits. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless!!!!
Melody McCreary Stafford

Melody McCreary Stafford Sep 3 2020 12:00 AM

Mr.& Mrs.Usery were great friends of my parents,Jim & Jeffie Bruce,so we were always visiting them or they were visiting us.All of us children grew up together,playing together ! Carolyn & I use to spend the night with each other all time,we loved playing baby dolls together when we were little girls & even after we were grown wed still visit & do things together!!! Carolyn was most definitely a sweet precious & loved person & I know she loved everyone & most of all she loved JesusShe will be missed by many for sure !

Sandra Moorhead Sep 2 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Upton

Cbalducc Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

mom youve left a hole in my that will never mend ! You would tell me one day i would know the worry and love of a mom and Nana and I did ! You taught me to be a lady how to cook and be a family person ! I promise i will carry on that and take care of all of us ! I will make sure to watch over daddy and keep him straight ! ya had a love to many dont have anymore 52 yers is truly

lisa king Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

Sis, You were always their for me. When Mom passed you told me I had you. I was so blessed to have a sister like you a heart of gold and was always thoughtful of others and loved God. Your work on earth is done now you have gained your heavenly home no more sickness. You will always be in our heart. The song daddy always sang Tears will never Stain the streets of that city because a heart will never break anymore. I will miss you.

Judy Bruce Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

She was a very sweet lady .I hadnt seen her in years . But I do have a memory of her . She prayed with me and for me the last time I did see her . A very lovely lady . Rest In Peace beautiful. Give my mom Patricia usery and my dad David usery ,Grandmaw Alice and my granddad John usery . A kiss and a hug for me . And tell them I miss them so much . And all of our loved ones . Rip beautiful your work on earth was done . Your up singing in that choir in the sky . Love each and everyone of yall .

Tammy Davis Usery Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

my granny was one of a kind and i will miss and love her for eternity

KayKay Aug 31 2020 12:00 AM

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