Carleta Fern McCullough of Springfield passed away May 29, 2018 at age 86. She was born December 9, 1931 in Brownwood, Texas to Clyde and Helen (Xander) Brooks. Nonnie (Arlene) Hart raised Carleta and her siblings after their mom died at a young age. Carleta married her one true love Harold J. McCullough Jr. in Milwaukie, Oregon on May 22, 1955. Harold preceded her in death on July 31, 1999. For many years Carleta worked as a bookkeeper for Smith and Crakes Insurance Company before retiring in July of 1996. Our mom was known by many as Cart or Carla. She was a loving wife, a wonderful mother and grandma. She loved spending time with her family and having fun with her grandchildren. Our mom was a generous, caring and giving person to all. She liked crossword puzzles, music, her animals and the times we spent together at our family’s cabin. She loved the holidays especially Halloween and Christmas. There will be a big void in our hearts and lives forever. We love you dearly mom and we will miss you so much. She is survived by daughters, Becky (Rod) Olsen of Springfield, Janice (Jim) Waye of Creswell, Kathy (Mike) Headlee of Creswell; son, Mark McCullough (Nancy Harman) of Springfield; sisters, Sally Huffman, JudyBrooks; brothers, Robert Brooks, Jim Hart, Ron Hart; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Our mom loved to donate to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, so in lieu of flowers please make a donation in her memory. A visitation will be Thursday June 7, 2018 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. A Grave side service will follow at 1:00 pm at Springfield Memorial Gardens 7305 Main St. in Springfield. Services are in care of Major Family Funeral Home. Visit majorfamilyfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Carleta McCullough, please visit our Tribute Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Carleta Fern McCullough 2018. Major Family Funeral Home
Death notice for the town of: Springfield, state: Oregon