In Loving Memory of
Carpathia Olsen McWilliams
Carpathia McWilliams, 84, passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014 peacefully at Rotary House of Hope in San Angelo, TX. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Robert Massie Riverside Chapel with Chaplain Kevin McSpadden officiating. Interment will follow at Miles Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Robert Massie Funeral Home, 402 Rio Concho Drive, Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Arrangements are with Robert Massie Funeral Home.
Carpathia Olsen McWilliams was born November 3, 1930 to Christian "Jack" Olsen and Estelle Moorman Olsen in San Angelo, Texas. She graduated from San Angelo Central High School and completed her professional training as a medical laboratory technician. Carpathia married her beloved husband, Charles McWilliams, in June of 1949 sharing their lives together in a wonderful marriage. She worked at Shannon Clinic where she was a dedicated employee, enjoying every moment of serving and caring for others. She retired with a continued passion for the medical profession, while also enjoying travel, time with friends and family, and close relationships with those from her church family at First Assembly of God. Carpathia was a faithful Christian, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be remembered by her passion for fulfilling prayer requests and her love for recounting stories of her family, including her Danish and German heritage. She will be truly missed.
She was preceded in death by husband Charles McWilliams and daughter Christi Woodward.
Carpathia is survived by her brother, Mike Olsen, of San Angelo, TX; daughter, Dorcas Kyan Garrison and husband, Garner, of Lubbock, TX; son-in-law, Denny Woodward, of Altus, OK; her five grandchildren, Christa Tucker Murray and husband, Jeff, of Prosper, TX; Kina Garrison Wilkening and husband, Wes, of Charleston, SC; Joshua Woodward and wife, Ariel, of Altus, OK; Curt Garrison of Stephenville, TX; Cole Garrison and wife, Tara, of Fort Worth, TX; and 9 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made in Carpathia Olsen McWilliamsâ€™ name to the San Angelo Fire Department, 306 W. 1st, San Angelo, TX 76903 or Baptist Memorial Center, P.O. Box 5661, San Angelo, TX 76903.