Carolyn Smallwood Satterfield

Carolyn Smallwood Satterfield, 74, of Gray Court, wife of James Wendell Satterfield, Sr, joined her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.  Born in Laurens, Carolyn was a daughter of the late Grady A. and Bessie Beck Smallwood.

In addition to her husband, Carolyn is survived by three sons, James Satterfield, Jr and his wife, Phebe, Parrish Satterfield and his wife, Lory, and Phalen Satterfield and his wife, Sarah; five grandchildren, Trae Satterfield (Carley), Erin Ross (Davis), Isaiah Satterfield, Peyton Satterfield, Emma Claire Satterfield; one great granddaughter, Holly Ross; and a brother Oneal Smallwood.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by a grandson, Samuel Satterfield; and four siblings Willie Smallwood, Helen Hayes, Maggie Hughes, Roger Smallwood.

A Visitation will be held at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Sunday, October 16, 2022, beginning at 3:00 pm.  The Funeral Service will begin at 4:00 pm at the church.  Carolyn will be buried at Westview Memorial Park in Laurens following the service.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Missions, 1279 South Frontage Road, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.

Condolences to the family of Carolyn Smallwood Satterfield

  • Danny & Tracey Minnix
    2 years ago

    Carolyn was a sweet, sweet lady. Praying for you all.

  • Jimmy Gaddy
    2 years ago

    Wendell – Charlie Long told me about your wife’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

  • Brenda Underwood
    2 years ago

    Wendell, My heart aches for you and your family. Carolyn was the sweetest and nicest friend to me. I still wear a necklace she sent me several years ago. I wish I lived closer to your family so I could’ve spent more time with her. Reading the tributes and condolences clearly shows how much she was loved and respected. I will continue to pray for peace and comfort for you and your family. I know she’s in Heaven with Lonnie now. Rest In Peace Carolyn. I know you’ll be watching over your family and friends.

  • Our South Carolina Chapter 30 of The 173rd Airborne Brigade will surely miss Carolyn. Little did we know at our August 2022 meeting this would be the last time we would see Carolyn.

    Carolyn came to our monthly meeting, and shared many heartfelt thanks to our US Army paratrooper group. She told me, and others, several times over the years how as a young girl she was going to marry a US Army paratrooper. And then she found Wendell. She would always smile about her finding her paratrooper when she would share her story with all of us in SC Chapter 30 in Columbia, SC.

    The memorial video tribute is most special as it shows this beautiful loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, and the beautiful soul that so many of us were able to cross paths with in this earthly life.

    Until we meet again, our deepest condolences to Wendell and all in Carolyn’s family.

    Very Deepest Sympathy,
    Eddie Hair
    Past President, SC Chapter 30
    The 173rd Airborne Brigade Association
    Columbia, SC

  • JoLynn Wilson
    2 years ago

    Wendell and Family, Carolyn had a truly sweet spirit. I enjoyed the times I was able to talk with her in the grocery store. I remember that trip when we were in Myrtle Beach for some work conference for you and Fred. She and I sat in rocking chairs and talked for some time. My prayers are for you and your family as you go through this time.

  • Paula Moss
    2 years ago

    Dear Satterfield family,
    I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Carolyn. She was always filled with kindness and ready to help no matter when I called. I am so thankful for her life because she was a blessing to all. I appreciate how much happiness your family put into the world and that is because of you and your strong family that you and Carolyn have to us. Her legacy will never end because she influenced so many people’s lives in a positive manner! God bless and keep you all for the days ahead. Prayers for comfort and strength to all of you! We will see Carolyn again ! Praise God!!!

  • Priscilla Marsceau
    2 years ago

    Our deepest sympathy to all of Carolyn’s family. Such a beautiful service yesterday, for a dear and greatly loved lady. What a heritage she leaves behind.
    She certainly showed such grace to our family. How she will be missed! Our love and prayers go with you all.

  • Brenda Templeton
    2 years ago

    Praying for Carolyn’s family, I knew Carolyn when we worked at Walmart Distribution even though I worked in Traffic Dept. and she in a different dept we would occasionally have to call each other. She was always so sweet and kind to me . God Bless her family.

  • Wayne Dukes
    2 years ago

    So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
    Deepest sympathy,
    Wayne and Marsha Dukes

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