Carolyn Langston Eaton
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September 29, 1936 - August 10, 2013
Anderson, SC - Carolyn Elizabeth Langston Eaton, age 76, of Anderson, passed away at her residence on Saturday, August 10, 2013, with her husband, Goetz, at her side. Born in Florence, SC, she was the daughter of the late Alonza Smoot Langston and the late Carolyn White Langston.
Carolyn grew up in Atlanta, GA, graduating from Southwest High School, and later graduated from Agnes Scott College in Decatur with a BS degree in Biology. After graduating, she was employed by Emory University School of Dentistry in the Research Department. She was a certified clinical counselor working for 25 years with the Anderson/Oconee Behavioral Health Services. She was an active member of Midway Presbyterian Church, where she served as Chairman of the Board of Deacons, and was active in a number of church ministries including CAO. She was an avid painter, gardener, angler, and NASCAR fan.
Survivors include her devoted husband of 56 years, Goetz Benedict Eaton, Sr., of the residence; 2 sons, Goetz B. Eaton, Jr. and partner, Dr. Ted Davis of Bedford, MA, Christopher Langston Eaton and his wife, Mary, of Royston, GA.; 1 daughter, Genie Weekley and her husband, John, of Charlotte, NC; 2 brothers, Smoot Langston and his wife, Martha of Bogart, GA, and Laurie Langston and his wife, Elaine, of Dahlonega, GA; 1 sister, Margianna Langston of Decatur, GA; 5 grandchildren, Elissa Eaton, Paul Eaton, Annemarie Weekley, John Weekley, Jr., and James Eaton. Also surviving are her loving animal companions, Susie, Cody and Silvia.
A service to celebrate and honor Carolyn's life will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at 11 AM at the Midway Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Dr. John McCallum and Rev. Mel Davis officiating. Interment will follow at the Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at Midway Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM. A luncheon to celebrate her life will follow the committal in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Midway Presbyterian Church, 3238 Midway Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com. THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, Anderson.
Published in Anderson Independent-Mail on Aug. 12, 2013
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