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Oct. 3, 1941 - Jan. 30, 2016. Carolyn Lee Lamb, a long-time resident of Moore, passed from this life on Jan. 30, 2016. She was born in Oklahoma City on Oct. 3, 1941 and on June 3, 1965 she married Alan F. Lamb who would be her life-long husband and partner. Carolyn was proud of her heritage as the daughter of an arc welder and cultural icon known as “Rosie the Riveter”, which represented American women who worked in factories and ship yards during World War II. Carolyn’s many interests range from an avid gardener and collector of movies and music, to cooking, genealogy, and taking classes to learn the art of upholstering furniture. Prior having children she was a nurse’s aide. After the children left the home she was a pharmacy technician. But above all, her life’s best and greatest love was her family and her role as wife, mother, and grandmother. Carolyn was preceded in death by her mother, Audrey Story Bumpus Hanner; father, Leon “Bill” Theodore Bumpus; 2 brothers, Haskell and Wesley Story and , on Dec. 29, 2012 by her loving husband of 47 years, Alan F. Lamb. Carolyn is survived by her daughter Kari Lamb-Golden and grandchildren Kelsie, Hannah, and Elijah; son Jason Lamb and grandchildren Noah and Lelu; As well as Danyle Rosebrook and her children Linkon and Everly. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 4 at Bethesda Church, 3101 SW 89th Street, Oklahoma City, with Pastor Craig Dacus and Reverend Robert Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Services are under the direction of Advantage Funeral Services. The American, Wednesday Feb. 3, 2015
Published on  February 2, 2016
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