Carol Rae McDonald

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Carol Rae McDonald LUBBOCK-Carol Rae McDonald, 81, surrounded by family and friends, departed this life on Feb. 20, 2013, to begin a new life with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born Carol Rae Lockard on Jan. 10, 1932, in Norton, Kan., to Loyal and Carmen Lockard, she was a loving mother, grandmother and wife. She was a member of the Sunset Church of Christ and eternally grateful for the spiritual companionship she found there. Following graduation from Norton High School, Carol worked as a bank teller in Denver, Colo., where she met the love of her life, Daniel Rufus McDonald, on a bus returning home. Carol was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel; and infant daughter, Sarah. Blessed with a sharp wit and dry humor, Carol would often test and challenge those she loved. She is survived by daughter, Kathryn D. Carroll (Randy) of Lubbock; sons, Todd (Vickie) of Dothan, Ala., and Scott (Sarah) of Shallowater; granddaughters, Madison and Taylor; grandsons Connor and Daniel; stepgranddaughter, Allison; and stepgrandson, Andrew. Visitation will be held today, Feb. 22, 2013, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. in the City of Lubbock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Haven Animal Care Shelter, 4501 N. FM 1729, Lubbock, TX 79403, or online at Condolences may be offered at
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 22, 2013
Carol Rae McDonald
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5740 West 19th Street | Lubbock, TX 79407 | (806) 791-6200
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