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Carolyn Delorise (Fail) Stewart

May 8, 1943 ~ September 29, 2021 (age 78)


A Graveside funeral service for Carolyn Delorise Fail Carroll Stewart, 78 of Bamberg, SC will be held two o’clock p.m., Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the Bamberg Memory Gardens in the with the Reverend Rick Powell officiating. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m., Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Folk Funeral Home, Denmark, SC. Honored to serve as Pallbearers are Travis G. Stewart, Jr. Paul Wall, Lee (Bubba) Carroll, II, Ernie Carroll, Jr., Tony Smith, Jr., and John Kinsey, Jr. Carolyn passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

Born in Olar, SC, she was a daughter of the late Ozzie Fail and Minnie Bell Fail. She was first married to the late Homer Carroll and is survived by her husband, Leroy Chavis. She attended Faith Chapel Church and previously worked at Radio Shack, the Sewing Room in Bamberg and the Family Dollar in Bamberg.

In addition to her husband, Leroy Chavis, survivors include her daughters Debbie Fail of Hilda, Teresa (John) Kinsey of Bamberg, Jane Carroll of Barnwell and Ginger (Tony) Smith of Blackville; her sons Lee (Brenda) Carroll, Sr. of Leesville, Ernie (Lynn) Carroll, Travis Stewart, Sr., Travis G. Stewart, Jr. all of Bamberg, Jamie Chavis of Orangeburg and Leroy Chavis, Jr. of North; a sister Helen (Gary) Webb of Calabash, NC;  14 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her son James Marty Carrol, her grandson Leroy Alvin Carroll; a sister Elizabeth Carroll and brothers Ozzie Fail, Jr. and Jimmy Fail.

Folk Funeral Home, Inc., Denmark is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit our on-line obituary at

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October 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Folk Funeral Home, Denmark, SC
17536 Heritage Highway
Denmark, SC 29042

Graveside Service
October 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Bamberg Memory Gardens
14836 Heritage Highway
Bamberg, SC 29003

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