Chapin, Carolyn

Carolyn Maria Chapin, 51, of Melrose, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006.

She was born Aug. 24, 1954, in Roswell, to Grover and Pearl Richardson. She married Marvin Chapin on Nov. 27, 1984, in Roswell.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who was the only constant in her family’s life, family members said.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Ann Richardson Engleston.

She is survived by two sons, John Noble of Albuquerque, Jerry Noble of Durango, Colo.; three daughters, Nonia Noble of Melrose, Debbi Noble of Portales, Kylee Noble of Melrose; three brothers, Terry and James Richardson, both of Roswell, Robert Richardson of Breckenridge, Texas; three sisters, Nancy and Peggy Richardson, both of Roswell, and Shirley Gadbury of Roswell; and fourteen grandchildren.

Arrangements are by LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Roswell.