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“I will always remember your wonderful smile and happy disposition. We sat at the same table together at Wilton 101 and both shared the same birth...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Trish Borges - Spartanburg, SC

“Miss Carolyn was my mother's "roommate" at Eden Terrace, and, although we did not know her for long, she made quite an impression! Each time I...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kathy Flaherty - Boiling Springs, SC

“I'm very saddened to hear of Carolyn Lamm's passing. I have many fond memories of her while I was a student at SCSDB. She contributed a lot of her...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Glenda McCary - Spartanburg, SC

“We know her very well. She was with us at Spartanburg. She really good person. Pray with family. We love her. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Mr.&Mrs. Pete Smith - SC - friend

“I am sorry to know that Carolyn Lamm passed away. I do remember her because she worked at the South Carolina School for the Deaf (SCSD) as a...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Baker - MD

“I have good memory of her . She was wonderful to me when I was student at Cedar spring school for the deaf. I pray for her family. Linda ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Brunson - Alcolu, SC

“The news of Carolyn's passing has brought me great sadness. I had hoped to visit her soon and it breaks my heart I didn't make it up there. There...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Stott Gardner - SC

“Dear Shirley I was sadden to hear of Carolyns passing; but rejoicing she is celebrating being whole again...smiling as she has her arms opened wide...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Teresa and Sara - NC - friend

“Carolyn the smile and radiance that would light any room and any conversation. Your annual Birthday songs and blessings will be missed. You were a...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Royce and Linda Brewer - SC

“Carolyn the smile and radiance that would light any room and any conversation. Your annual Birthday songs and blessings will be missed. You were a...Read More »
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Carolyn O'Shields Lamm, 83, of Spartanburg, died Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Born April 11, 1929, in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Paul Bryan and Ada Louise Pettit O'Shields.

Carolyn was retired from the SC School for the Deaf & Blind after 30 years of service. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg. An avid reader and home decorator, she traveled the USA extensively; loved her family, church, and Sunday School Class. She was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Converse College and Masters Degree from the University of Tennessee.

Surviving are her sister and brother-in-law, Shirley Barnett (Robert) of Spartanburg, SC; brother-in-law, R. A. Taylor of Lexington, SC; nieces and nephew, Deborah Ramsey of Spartanburg, SC, Alton Keith Taylor of Landrum, SC, Karen Lynn Elliott of Sandy, UT, and Kathy Barnett Hines of Huger, SC; five great-nieces; and one great-nephew. She was predeceased by a daughter, Phyllis Elaine Hyatt; and sisters, Sarah Frances Bailie and Margaret Ann Taylor.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 7, 2013, in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, by the Rev. Sal Barone. Visitation will follow at the graveside.

The family requests no flowers please, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, 250 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306; or Mobile Meals Service, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.

The family is at the home.

Floyd's North Church Street Chapel

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