Saturday, August 29, 2015

Carolyn Keziah Hudspeth Passes

Carolyn Keziah 1958

We were very fortunate that Carolyn stayed in touch with
Carolyn Leading an LDL

those of us in our class still around, attendng many LDL's and leading the discussions at several of them. I'm also personally very proud and flattered that Carolyn was a regular reader of this website.

We were very sad to learn that we lost another of our popular classmates this week, Carolyn Keziah Hudspeth.


Carolyn Hudspeth

  • "Deepest sympathy in the loss of Carolyn. I worked at Cytec..."

Carolyn Keziah Hudspeth CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Hudspeth, 79, of Charlotte, passed peacefully in her home on August 24, 2015. Carolyn was born on November 10, 1935, the younger of two children to Zebulon Vance Keziah and Guyoma Cline Keziah. She graduated from Central High School in 1954 where she met her husband to be Jackson G. Hudspeth. They were married June 8, 1957 and Carolyn became a Marine Corps wife as they took up residence in Quantico, VA, and then at Camp Lejeune, NC. In 1960, having started a family, Carolyn and Jack returned to Charlotte and settled into civilian life. Carolyn worked 40 years for American Cyanamid and Cytec Industries as an administrative assistant. She was an active member of Amity Presbyterian Church where she used her wonderful gift of hospitality to plan and participate in many church activities, as well as community events. Carolyn always looked forward to spending time with her sister and brother-in-law, Freda and Ed Donaldson, at their beach house on Isle of Palms, SC. She was most passionate about her children and grandchildren and loved attending their scholastic and sports activities. Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents Zeb V. and Guyoma C. Keziah. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jackson Gregory Hudspeth, daughter Paige Bennett, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, sons, Mark Hudspeth (Jackie), of Holly Springs, NC, Leigh Hudspeth (Susan) of Waynesville, NC, and her grandchildren, Paul Bennett IV, Lauren Bennett, David Hudspeth, Brett Hudspeth, and her loving sister Freda Donaldson of Davidson, NC. A service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00am Friday, August, 28, at Amity Presbyterian Church, followed by a visitation in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Amity Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund, 2831 N. Sharon Amity Rd., Charlotte, NC 28205. Condolences may be shared online through,
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