Carolyn Louise Dabney, 76 of Mexia, passed away on March 4, 2021 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Jones Funeral Services Chapel with Bro. Rick Washington officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague. Family visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning at the funeral home.
Ms. Dabney was born n June 14, 1944 in Teague, Texas to Edgar & Ethel Martin Jones. She retired after 26 years at the Mexia State School. After her retirement, she worked for some years in the local nursing homes. Carolyn was very family oriented and loved her kids and grandkids very much and was very proud of them. She loved cooking and looked forward to Sunday dinners with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar & Ethel Jones; brother, Edgar Lee Jones and great-grandson, James Wesley Williams, Jr. Survivors include her daughter, LaDonna Cantrell of Sulphur Springs, Texas; son, James Dabney Jr. of Mexia; grandchildren, Christon Dabney & fiancé, Jason Heddens of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Amber Ellis & husband, John of Mexia Heather Kilgore of Mexia, Scott & Eunice Kennedy of Mexia, Hannah Dabney of Mexia, Racheal Perez of Mexia, Rebekah Dabney of Mexia and Brad Kennedy; great-grandchildren, Kayla Farmer, Michael Williams, John Ellis III, Shelby Kilgore, Jackson Kilgore, Elizabeth Abshire, Lacey Abshire, Hunter Abshire, Jadely Kennedy, Edward Kennedy, Isabella Kennedy, Josiah Perez and Selena Perez, as well as great great-granddaughters, Kinsley & Layla Farmer.
Serving as pallbearers are Jason Heddens, John Ellis II, James Williams, Rodney Weathers, Dakota Farmer and Michael Williams.
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