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04/10/08

Carolyn Craig

Carolyn Craig, 68, of Las Vegas, Nevada (formerly of Huntington) was born September 16, 1939, in Huntington, Texas, the daughter of the late Lenora (Parm) and Eli Havard. She passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008, in Las Vegas.

Carolyn graduated from Huntington High School, where she was a member of the Girls' Basketball Team. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University, married Charles Ray Schoubroek and had two children. Widowed in 1966, she continued her education throughout her life. She later became a dental assistant, and also worked as a secretary.

She also sold lawn and garden equipment, where she was the salesperson of the year for Echo Chainsaws in 1982 and 1983. She later moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, and attended Southern Nevada Real Estate School, becoming a licensed realtor.

Carolyn loved life and always lived it to the fullest extent. She enjoyed sports and outdoor activities. She decided that she should learn to snow ski at 45, then decided that some things shouldn't be learned at 45! She was an avid Houston Rockets fan. Traveling was her main hobby, and was always wanting to go someplace new. Her travels took her throughout the United States, Japan and Australia.

Survivors include her sons, David Schoubroek of Duncan, Arizona and Chad Schoubroek of Pasadena, Texas; sister, Verdis Benn of Las Vegan, Nevada; grandson, Charles David Schoubroek, Jr. of Duncan, Arizona; granddaughters, Caylin Rochelle Schoubroek and Danielle Fischler, both of Duncan, Arizona; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray Schoubroek; sisters, Dorothy Stanley and Hilda Rawils; and brother, Dick Havard.

Pallbearers will be Martin Brashear, Shoel Brashear, Tony Hunter, Jack Delane Powell, Jake Hunter and Charles Schoubroek, Jr.

Services for Carolyn will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2008, in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Poland Cemetery in Zavalla.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday afternoon at Gipson Funeral Home.

Gipson Funeral Home; Randall Scogin, director
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