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Carol Brackett Bumgarner, 87

February 25, 1935 — March 8, 2022

Carol Brackett Bumgarner, 87

Carol Brackett Bumgarner, 87, of Golden Valley, died Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

Carol was the daughter of the late Fred and Vonnie Houser Brackett. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Darl, George, and James Brackett; and a son-in-law, Doug Cook. She was a member of First Broad Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, D.C. Bumgarner; her sons, Dayle Bumgarner of Golden Valley, and Randy Bumgarner of Sunshine; her daughters, Charlene Toney and her husband Gene, of Sunshine, Joyce Cook of Casar, and Shelly Smith and her husband Tim, of Golden Valley; her brother, Rodger Brackett and his wife Shirley, of Golden Valley; her sisters-in-law, Lela Brackett and Ester Bumgarner, both of Forest City, and Eva Mae Bumgarner of Bostic; a brother-in-law, Bill Ellington of Golden Valley; there are 8 grandchildren, Chris Grayson, Justin Bumgarner, Brandon Bumgarner, Taylar B. Robbins, Kristie C. Wellman, Bryan Cook, Makayla S. Hammond, and Kindal Smith; and 9 great grandchildren, Abbie, Mason, Aimee, Jace, Marleigh, Eliza, Harper, Charlee, and Nolan. 

The Funeral will be conducted at 2:00 pm Sunday, March 13, 2022 at First Broad Baptist Church. The Rev. Steve Chastain will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are Austin Hammond, Brandon Bumgarner, Mason Wellman, Justin Bumgarner, Chris Grayson, and Bryan Cook.

The family will receive friends at the residence, at 3180 NC Highway 226, Bostic over the next few days, please drop in before 8pm.

Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. 

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