Jeffery Warren Carawan
Jeffery Warren Carawan, age 56, a resident of 1729 Booneville Highway, Lynchburg, Tennessee, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in a tragic car accident.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at 3 p.m.at Eunice Chapel Church of Christ in Scranton, conducted by Raffael Farrow.
Jeff was born in Warner-Robins AFB, Georgia, on Sept. 4, 1963. He was the son of the late Dexter Warren Carawan and Edith Faye Sawyer Gibbs. He attended Mattamuskeet High School and worked several years on the An Cam with his father and many other commercial fishing vessels. He married Donna Kay Daniels. After getting the some of the salt water out of his blood, he attended the nursing program at Beaufort County Community College and became an RN in 2001. Jeff found his calling and enjoyed many years helping others in the nursing community.
Jeff worked at Britthaven Nursing Home where he met Nicole Marie Matlock, of Washington. They were married on Feb. 4, 2004. He also worked several years at Pamlico Dialysis in Washington; where he loved “washing blood.” Upon moving to Tennessee, he continued working with the elderly. His last position was at Lynchburg Nursing Center, Lynchburg, Tennessee, where he will be sorely missed by his “adopted” family.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Nicole Matlock Carawan, of the home; his mother, Edith Faye Sawyer Gibbs, and husband David, of Washington; his stepmom, Cindy Boyd Carawan, of Washington; two sisters, Vickie Carawan Williams and Lisa Dawn Carawan, of Washington; one brother, Justin Lee Carawan, of Washington; three sons, Matthew Brett Carawan and his wife, Lisa, of Chocowinity, Cameron Steven Scott, of Wheel, Tennessee, and Zachary Alexander Carawan, of the home; two daughters, Kristin Danielle Carawan and fiancé Seth Simpkins, of Chocowinity, and Jessica Scott Roddy, of Unionville, Tennessee; seven grandchildren, Jazmine Renea Carawan, Miranda Leigh Carawan, Kaden Allen Glen Miller, Trenton Gauge Carawan, Raylin Danielle Simpkins, and Baylee Rayne Simpkins, of Chocowinity, Mallory Diane Roddy and Timothy Dewayne Newsom, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; four nieces, Jessica (Jimmy), Samantha, Brittany (Ismael), and Amanda; four nephews, Jarett (Rhonda), Bryan (Cindy), John (Lauren), and Joseph; 16 great-nieces and nephews.
Jeff touched many lives in his 56 years and has left a big hole in the hearts of those who love him. Even in death he keeps sharing, donating several of his organs to help others.