SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - Carolyn Joyce James-Kempton passed away on April 30, 2017 in San Jose, Cal. due to complications associated with pancreatic cancer at the age of 68. Carolyn will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, aunt and friend who lived life to its absolute fullest.
She is survived by her loving husband Dana Kempton and sons, Kevin James and his spouse Stephanie, and Adam Kempton and his spouse Kristen, along with her sister Bonnie Reed of Choudrant La;, brother Johnny (OJ) James of Tulot Ark. and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful friend to many with her infectious smile, laugh and sense of humor. One of her greatest loves in life was to be a Registered Nurse caring for others at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose. God Bless our nurses. She will be missed by many, but, has “left her footprint” with all of us.
A memorial service was held Friday, June 30 with Rev. Larry Loggins officiating at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann Ark. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society in her memory.