ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Carol Major, 83 years old, born on June 15, 1937, and passed away on March 31, 2021.
She was a sister, wife, mom, nana and a 2nd mom to those who knew and worked with her. She had an amazing life and I hope you share your memories on this site.
We will remember her forever.
Posted by Brenda Sullivan on June 19, 2021
Carol was the person who could always bring sunshine into your day. Her kind heart just went into every room before she did.  She always took time to talk to everyone she knew at the credit union and she knew all of us. I am sure she has already made every angel in heaven her friend. 
Posted by Bobbi Griffith on June 18, 2021
Goodbye sweet Carolita,

I worked with sweet happy Carol at the credit union. She always had a big smile on her face. She was so very proud of her daughter. She told us often about her accomplishments. The lights of her life were her grandchildren. She showed us pictures and told us all about her visits. I missed her sunshine when I retired. I'm sure she is shining bright in a better world where the flowers never die.
My condolences to you her family. She loved you all so much. I pray for strength and peace for you all.
Bobbi Griffith
Posted by Kelsie Cnare on June 18, 2021
Granny....
I called you today not knowing about your passing. You are a dear dear person and my heart hurts knowing about this.
Please know I love you so very much.. I treasure our memories from the credit union and the picnics we attended together. You are a true joy.
Kelsie
Posted by Mandi Vaquera on June 7, 2021
Our sweet neighbor Carol we sure do miss your smile at the mailbox, your waves from across the street and your sweet personality. We have had the pleasure to have lived across from you for 20 years. You will sure be missed. Thank you for being so good to us all these years. Love The Vaquera Family.
Posted by Tricia Angst on May 5, 2021
My dear, Carolita, you are missed beyond words. I miss our texts as we would check up on each other. I will carry all those memories of you in my heart. When we meet again, we can reminisce of the good times at SLFCU. Until then, keep smiling down on us, my friend, and I will keep looking up! And one day.....we will have that lunch!
Posted by James Harvey on April 23, 2021
Carol, you will be missed, but I know that you have gone to walk with Jesus. I shall miss you and your toothless laugh.
Posted by Sandra Todd on April 20, 2021
Carol, my dear, precious, wonderful, and much- loved Sister, or as we would often call one another, “Sis!” With our age difference, you were much more like a “mom” to me through the years, which instilled in me an even greater love, honor and deep respect for you! Of course, that meant no “back-talk” or arguing with you, ever!! Growing up, I never got the chance to really know you personally, until I moved out to Colorado at the age of 18, when you so graciously took me in to live with you and your family, for which I remain -to this day- so extremely grateful for! From that time forward, I have so many fond memories spent with you through the years! I will especially miss my “road trips” to Albuquerque for extended stays with you for some of your birthdays, Balloon Fiestas, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day (just last year with Chris!), or simply for a visit!!  I am extremely grateful I got to be there with you for your 80th Birthday! So many special times we shared together: talking, watching movies, shopping, going out for dinners, and laughing together, so silly at times that we would both “snort,” making us laugh all-the-more at each other!!! Also, fondly remembered will be the times you spent here in our home with us, our kids and grandchildren; they will forever be treasured, especially the Thanksgiving that Grady was born, and for my 60th Birthday, just 5 years ago!!!
My heart is breaking, because you went “Home” way too soon, so tragically and unexpectedly, leaving without the chance to say, “good-bye,” with a great big hug and kiss on your cheek! Through the tears and sadness of this, the Lord remined me of His words, in John 11:25-26:  Jesus said, “I am the Resurrection and the Life. Whoever believes in Me, although he may die, yet he shall live. And whoever continues to live and believe in Me, shall never die.” Also, John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believed in Him should not perish, but have eternal (everlasting) life.” Because of your faith in God, and belief in our Savior, Jesus, I know that you are in His presence, in a far better, and more beautiful place!!! The Lord also put a song in my heart, titled, “If You Could See Me Now.” In the Chorus it says: “If you could see me now, I’m walking streets of gold! If you could see me now, I’m standing tall and whole! If you could see me now, You’d know I’ve seen His face! If you could see me now, you’d know the pain has been erased! You wouldn’t want me to ever leave this ‘perfect’ place, if you could only see me now!” I want you to know, Sis, what an awesome privilege it was for me to know, love and appreciate you, for the wonderful, kind-hearted, thoughtful, loving, faithful, and giving woman you were!!! And “one day,” when I go Home through those Pearly Gates, we’ll be chatting to one another again, as we are walking those streets of gold together!!! AMEN!
Posted by Kelley Vigil on April 17, 2021
Sweetest Carol, a one of a kind special friend. I met Carol over 25 years ago at SLFCU Credit Union. We became instant friends. I learned many things from her about life and perseverance. I know that she had a strong faith and that she’s resting in eternal peace. May her family know what a huge impact she had on so many and that she won’t soon be forgotten. The loss of our special Carol is being felt by many of us who knew, worked with and loved her. May God Bless and comfort her family. May your treasured memories be with you today and always.
Posted by Dustin Richards on April 14, 2021
Nana banana, you will always have a special place in my heart and mind! I wish you could have seen Mya one more time, she has an amazing personality, my humor, her mommies looks, and is extremely smart. I know you two would have cracked each other up for hours. What I hope sticks with me the most that I learned (still learning) from you is your ability to see the good in people and think positively about everyone (except you ex) and every situation no matter what, you kept the negative thoughts out. I can only imagine the bright light that shines every day with this type of approach and outlook. I try to approach every day this way and it is amazing what it does for the soul and my overall outlook on life and society. It's very easy to fall into a negative headspace about anyone or anything, I still do it way more than I should...I never once saw this negativity from you.The world needs a whole lot of people like you right now! You lived a long life, I will miss you a bunch and I am so sorry none of us could be there for you at the end, that hurts the most. Love you and I'll see you when I get there. -Dustin
Posted by Sarah Richards on April 14, 2021
Nana, you were the absolute best grandma a girl could ask for. The sweetest kindest person who had the patience of a saint (although not when you were cooking in the kitchen). My world will never be the same without you in it. I was looking through your photos the other day and seeing all the memories of the life you lived brought me peace. I love you so much and I will cherish everything you taught me along the way.
Posted by Kim Richards on April 14, 2021
Mom - I'm at a loss for words and my heart is broken. This happened much too quickly. Your whole Oregon family loves you so much and will miss you terribly! You were smart, funny and quirky but that is what made you so special.
I love you Mom!

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Posted by Brenda Sullivan on June 19, 2021
Carol was the person who could always bring sunshine into your day. Her kind heart just went into every room before she did.  She always took time to talk to everyone she knew at the credit union and she knew all of us. I am sure she has already made every angel in heaven her friend. 
Posted by Bobbi Griffith on June 18, 2021
Goodbye sweet Carolita,

I worked with sweet happy Carol at the credit union. She always had a big smile on her face. She was so very proud of her daughter. She told us often about her accomplishments. The lights of her life were her grandchildren. She showed us pictures and told us all about her visits. I missed her sunshine when I retired. I'm sure she is shining bright in a better world where the flowers never die.
My condolences to you her family. She loved you all so much. I pray for strength and peace for you all.
Bobbi Griffith
Posted by Kelsie Cnare on June 18, 2021
Granny....
I called you today not knowing about your passing. You are a dear dear person and my heart hurts knowing about this.
Please know I love you so very much.. I treasure our memories from the credit union and the picnics we attended together. You are a true joy.
Kelsie
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Goodbye sweet Carolita

Shared by Bobbi Griffith on April 14, 2021
I worked with sweet happy Carol at the credit union. She always had a big smile on her face. She was so very proud of her daughter. She told us often about her accomplishments.  The lights of her life were her grandchildren. She showed us pictures and told us all about her visits. I missed her sunshine when I  retired. I'm sure she is shining bright in a better world where the flowers never die.
My condolences to you her family. She loved you all so much. I pray for strength and peace for you all. 
Bobbi Griffith