September 29, 1945 ~ December 13, 2021

Born in: Little Rock, Arkansad
Resided in: Bryan, Texas

Florence “Carolyn” Fields was born on September 29, 1945 to Hiram and Vivian Stafford of Little Rock Arkansas and after a move due to her father’s work she lived her early years in New Mexico. She met the love of her life, Francis Fields, and they were married December 10, 1965. Francis’ job with the National Cash Registers brought him and his new bride to the Good Ole State of Texas, (Houston first), however after a visit, the young couple decided to move to Bryan permanently where they had their three children John, Mark, and Tracy.

She worked for B.I.S.D. for 39 years as a loyal worker, teacher, or just a friend. Carolyn and Francis attended and were active in their local church, she wanted everyone to know the Word of God and do what she could to help anyone with being involved with her Savior Jesus Christ.

Everybody knew her by Carolyn Fields, teacher, P.E. Coach, good friend, mom, and Moma; but her favorite was when she heard “Nanny or Mema”, from her grandkids. Her favorite activity was going shopping, and shoes were her favorite thing to buy, but it was also to see people she knew or who knew her, and she was always talking to at least one, if not two different people she knew and was always ready for a hug. Carolyn never met a stranger that she wasn’t willing to talk to or help, and she never had a kid at school that she would not go the extra mile to help or accommodate in any way. Her favorite saying was “I love you to the moon and back”, and if that’s not enough, she would include the sun too! Especially for her grandkids, they hung the moon as far as she was concerned.

F. Carolyn Fields was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Francis Fields; parents, Hiram and Vivian Stafford; brothers, Raymond Stafford, Ray Stafford, Lowell Stafford, and Arvin Stafford; and sister, Marjorie Tischler.

She is survived by 3 children, John Fields and wife Sherilyn, Mark Fields, and Tracy Fields Carroll and husband Jon; grandchildren, Celeste Fields, Kaitlyn Carroll, Kirsten Fields, Kelsey Carroll Sorensen and husband Kyle, and Kyle Carroll; one great grandchild, Preston Jon “PJ” Sorensen; sister Wyllodean Holt, and brother Dale Stafford.

Services

Visitation: January 3, 2022 5:00 pm - January 3, 2022 7:00 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

Funeral Service: January 4, 2022 11:00 am

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

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  1. Praying for your family. Sending love to John, Mark and Tracy. I sure loved your mom and dad and will miss them.

    Terry

  2. John and Mark I just wanted to let you know that we are thinking and praying for you. That God would give you and the entire family comfort and strength during this time.
    Love Annette and Joe Bryant

    • Thanks Annette and Joe because we really need it right now after Losing 2 parents in one year and really pray for the Grandkids ! Thanks The Fields Family

  3. My condolences and heart go out to the whole family, Mark, John, Tracy and the grandkids too. Your mother will always hold a special place in my heart. You’re all in my prayers and thoughts.

  4. Thanks , Kelly I just wanted to let you know too , that you had a very special place in mom’s heart to , because every time she would run into you we thought we would never get you two apart , but that was the love y’all had for each other ,you where like her kid to . Love The Fields Mark

  5. I’m very sorry for the loss of your sweet Mom.
    My condolences go to your entire family, as well as my prayers. I was very fond of both your Mom and your Dad. I pray it gives you some comfort that they are together now. I pray you receive strength and comfort and peace in the days to come.

    • Thanks Tracy ,as you know mom and dad always thought the world of you too , as you where like their Daughter too and as a good friend, Thanks Mark and The Fields Family

  6. This was one sweet lady! I am so sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of not only being in her class as a student but later as colleague at BISD. she was memorable to me and so many others in both roles.

    • Thanks Leslie, I know moms Church Family was always in her heart and now she is smiling down upon her Church Family saying carry on the works of the Lord my Family, The Fields Family

  7. I loved your Mom and Dad! I was so excited when she said yes to marry my Uncle Francis! She loved him and he loved her! So genuine was their love for the Lord and it spilled over to each other and then beyond!
    Php 4:7  And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus. ❤️ Keeping you all in the Father’s love.

    • Thanks Diana – Cousin ,It was a God sent Marriage and I appreciate your family for being there and in Church with Mom and to get dad to come out and meet each other and God took care of the rest . Love you all John, Mark and Tracy

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