Miss Carolyn Jewel Linton, age 81, entered into rest early Christmas morning, Sunday, December 25, 2022. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, December 31, 2022 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the Clanton Plains Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 10:00 – 11:00 AM Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Miss Linton was born February 26, 1941 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Elsie Linton, and was raised alongside her cousin, Richard Sellers, by their uncle, Horace Linton, and grandparents, Walter & Minnie Linton. Jewel enjoyed watching westerns and her favorite tv show was Green Acres. A lady with a bubbly personality and beautiful smile, Jewel also enjoyed dancing, making reindeer ears, and had a special place in her heart for children. She was a member of the family’s home church, Clanton Plains Baptist Church and enjoyed attending Rock Springs Baptist Church, where she was considered an honorary member. Her favorite outing was a trip to Walmart.
Jewel was preceded in death by her mother, Elsie Linton; uncle, Horace Linton; beloved grandparents who treated her as their daughter, Walter & Minnie Linton; and cousin, Richard Sellers.
Survivors include her family of the heart, Sherry Burch and her family; sister of the heart, Annie Jean Lockhart of Chesterfield; her extended CHESCO family; and numerous cousins including her special cousin, Sandy Sellers whom she was raised alongside.
Memorials can be made to Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home, 318 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709 to assist the family with expenses.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Linton family.