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Carolyn K. Daniel: Aug. 24, 2015

AMERICUS — Carolyn Kinnebrew Daniel died peacefully Aug. 24, 2015, at her home. She was born Dec. 31, 1944, at Langely Field in Hampton, Va. Her father was the late Easton Hulme Kinnebrew Jr., and her mother is Nancy Kinnebrew Bell. She is survived by her husband, Joe Daniel.
Carolyn was a member of First United Methodist Church, National Society of Colonial Dames of America and a former member and president of Sumter Historic Trust. She was also a member of the Downtown Development Authority of Americus and the Junior Service League of Americus. She founded the recently formed Council Club which is a division of Sumter Historic Trust.
She graduated from Americus High School and attended the University of Georgia where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
For over 20 years she was the manager of the ladies department of The Kinnebrew Company.
After her retirement from The Kinnebrew Company she started taking art lessons and painting became a passion for her during the past few years.
Carolyn loved her three daughters unconditionally and a high point was whenever all three could be with her at the same time: they had a ball! She loved and adored her grandchildren and every meeting with them brought happiness to her heart.
Her survivors include daughters, Ashley Riccardi Hatcher (Neill) of Columbus, Ga., Haley Riccardi Fowler (David) of Denver, Colo,, and Kara Riccardi McMickle (Donnie) of Macon, Ga.; grandchildren Neill (Bo) Hatcher Jr., Nancy Hatcher, Madison McMickle, Olivia McMickle, Louis McMickle, Miles McMickle, Katherine Fowler and Garner Fowler; brother, Easton Hulme Kinnebrew III (Janet) of Americus, Ga., and sister, Jerry Kinnebrew Crisp (Henry) of Americus, Ga., and many nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by Joe’s children, Jonathan Alan Daniel (Kristi), Alpharetta, Ga., and Paige Daniel Mesaros (Matt), Roswell, Ga., as well as grandchildren Madison Daniel, Katelyn Daniel, Sam Mesaros and Sarah Mesaros.
There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Aug. 26, 2015, at First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends after the service, at the home of Nancy K. Bell, 108 Wood Valley Road. There will be a private burial service for family only.
The family would like to thank so many caring and compassionate friends who have sent cards, flowers and food during Carolyn’s illness. Special thanks to Lou, Candy and Alex Riccardi who have been supportive of the family. The family would also like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Jani and his staff at the Oncology Clinic in Americus for their attentive and compassionate care during Carolyn’s illness.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lee St., Americus GA 31709 or Phoebe Sumter Hospice, 126 E. Furlow St., Americus GA 31709.
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting www.greghancockfuneralhome.com
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.