Carol Lambert

Obituary of Carol Lambert

Carol​ ​Nave​ ​Lambert​ ​entered​ ​into​ ​rest​ ​on​ ​Thursday,​ ​November ​ ​30 ,​  2017​ ​ at​ ​ the​ ​ age​ ​ of​ ​ 71.​ She​ ​was​ ​born​ ​March​ ​8,​ ​1946​ ​in​ ​Bristol,​ ​Virginia.​ ​She​ ​was​ ​preceded​ in​ ​ death​​  by​ ​​her​ ​father ​​Dr. Dick ​ Donnelly​ ​ Nave,​ ​ her​ ​ mother​ ​ Ewell​​  Sanders​ ​ Nave,​ ​ her​​  ​brother ​ Dick​​ Donnelly​​  Nave​ ​ Jr.​ ​ and​ her​ son​​ ​Charles​ Richard​ ​ ​Lambert​ ​Jr.​  Mrs.​​ ​Lambert​ is​ ​​survived​ by​ ​ her​ ​ husband​ ​ Dr.​ ​ Charles​ Richard​ ​Lambert ​ of​ ​ Talladega,​ ​ Alabama.​​  She​  ​is​ ​​also ​​survived​ by​​ ​her​ ​daughters​ ​Ashlee​ Lambert​

Hughes ​ (​ Patrick), ​ Degee​ ​ Lambert​ ​ Rawls​ ​ (​ Josh) ​ ​and ​​her​ ​son​ ​Thomas​ ​Madison​ Lambert​​ ​II

(Jordan). ​ She was lovingly known as “Mimi” by her six grandchildren-Tucker Brown, Griffin

Hughes, McCalldin Lambert, Caroline Brown, Braegan Lambert and J.R. Rawls. Mrs. Lambert is also survived by her sister Sara Nave Smith (Jack) of Perry, Georgia.

 

Mrs.​ ​Lambert​ ​grew​ ​up​ ​in​ ​Troy,​ ​Alabama​ ​where​ ​she​ ​attended​ ​Troy​ ​University​ ​and graduated ​ as​ ​ a​ ​​registered​ ​nurse ​​from​ ​Druid​ ​City​ ​School ​ of​​  Nursing​ ​ in​ ​ Tuscaloosa,​ ​ Alabama.​ ​ Her​ love ​ of​ ​ nursing​ ​ led​​ ​her ​to​​ ​serve​ ​for​ ​over​ 20​​ years​​ ​in​ ​several ​​healthcare​ domains​ ​ ​including ​​ICU, primary ​ care​ ​ and​ ​ home​ ​ health.​ 

Mrs.​ ​Lambert​ ​was​ ​a​ ​faithful​ ​member​ ​of​ ​St.​ ​Peter’s​ ​Episcopal​ ​Church​ ​and​ ​served​ ​on​ ​the Altar​ ​Guild.​ ​She​ ​was​ ​active​ ​in​ ​Cursillo​ ​and​ ​Kairos.​ ​She​ ​was​ ​a​ ​member​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Junior​ ​League​ ​of Talladega ​ and​ ​ served​ ​ on​ ​​the ​​PTA​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Talladega​ ​City ​School​​  System.​ ​ In​ ​ her​ ​ spare​​  ​time, ​ she​ loved ​ to​ ​ read,​ ​ travel,​ ​​spend ​ ​time​ ​with​ ​her​ ​grandchildren​ ​and​ ​make​ ​her​ home​​ ​a ​​place​ ​where ​​all were​ ​welcome.

Carol​ ​(Mimi)​ ​will​ ​always​ ​be​ ​remembered​ ​by​ ​her​ ​family​ ​for​ ​her​ ​tenderness,​ ​compassion, generosity ​ and​ ​ loving​ ​ spirit.​ ​ As​ ​ ​a ​ wife,​​  mother​ ​ and​ ​ grandmother,​ ​​she ​ ​exemplified ​ these​​  qualities​ in​ the​​ ​way​ ​that​ ​she​ ​loved​ ​freely​ ​and​ ​lifted​ ​up​ ​the​ ​spirits​ of​​ ​those​ ​around​ ​her​ ​by​ ​her​ ​warm embraces ​ and​ ​​intentional​ ​conversations.​ ​Her​ ​family​ felt​ ​​unconditionally​ ​loved​ ​and​ ​those ​​who met ​​and​ ​knew​ ​her ​ also​ ​ experienced​ ​ her​ ​ genuine​ ​ sincerity.​

In​ ​lieu​ ​of​ ​flowers,​ memorials​  ​​may ​ be​ ​ made​ ​ to​ ​ St.​ ​ Peter’s​ ​ Episcopal​ ​ Church​ ​ Restoration​

Fund,​ ​208​ ​North​ ​Street​ ​East,​ Talladega,​ ​ Alabama​ ​ 35160​ ​ ​or ​ ​to ​ St.​ ​ Jude​ ​ ​Hospital ​ at​

www.stjude.org.​ ​The​ visitation​ ​ will​ ​ be​ ​ held​ ​ on​ ​ Saturday,​ ​ December​ ​ ​9 , ​ 1-3​ pm ​ in​ ​ the​ ​ parish​ ​ hall​ ​ of​

St.​ ​Peter’s​ ​Episcopal​ Church.​ ​ A​ ​ memorial​  ​service​ ​ will​ ​ follow​​  at​ ​ 3:30​ pm ​ in​ ​ the​ ​ church.​ Online ​​condolences​ ​may​ ​be​ ​offered​ ​at​ www.usreyfuneralhome.com​.