Carolyn Joyce Bustillos
June 8, 1951  -  February 9, 2019

Carolyn Joyce Bustillos


Celebration of Life
Minton Memorial Chapel
314 S. Hedgecoke
Borger, TX  79007
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
10 am
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Carolyn Joyce Bustillos, 67, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Amarillo.

A celebration of her life will be held 10 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in the Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger.

Carolyn was born on June 8, 1951 to Dorothy and J.C. Chandler in Shamrock. She married the love of her life, Leo Bustillos on September 30, 1985. They made their home in Fritch, where they enjoyed singing, dancing and playing in the band.

Carolyn loved karaoke night at The Cattleman’s and dancing with her friends.

Her son Johnny and grandkids brought much joy to Carolyn. She loved every minute she got to spend with them.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo on February 9, 2013; her mother, Dorothy; infant daughter; a brother, Gary Chandler; and sisters, Glenda Nivens, Judy Chinea and Shirley Rodriguez.

She is survived by her son, Johnny Smith, Jr. and wife, Christi of Follett; father, J.C. Chandler of Amarillo; sister, Sonya Pruitt of Stinnett; brother, Ronnie Chandler and wife Judi of Kingston, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Candace Corbin and husband Timmy, Brandace Smiley and husband Paul, and Shelby Smith all of Fritch, Madisian and Devian McDowell of Canadian, Quentian Smith of Canadian; numerous great grandchildren; nephews, Sammy Bassham and wife Erica, Donny Pruitt and wife Julie, Bobby Bassham, Billy Joe Preas, Billy Jack Pruitt, Bobby Crawford; and a host of extended family and friends.

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  1. Cherie Sturgill
    Fritch, TX

    I love and miss you so very much Aunt Carolyn, I know you're happy and singing with the angels right now, and I could only imagine! But I miss you so much we got so close over the last 10 and 1/2 years that it's going to be hard around here with out you. You weren't just my Aunt you were my best friend. Love and miss you so so much. See you soon Auntie.

  2. Janeta Cox
    Canyon Lake, TX

    To my cousins, I am so sorry for your loss and although I'm not able to be there, I am with you in thought and prayer. Farewell to my childhood playmate and friend. Until we meet again.

  3. Janeta Cox
    Canyon Lake, TX

    To my cousins, I am so sorry for your loss and although I'm not able to be there, I am with you in thought and prayer. Farewell to my childhood playmate and friend. Until we meet again.

  4. Lee Ann Carroll
    Norman, OK

    I loved Aunt Carolyn very much. And I will miss her always. My heart hurts for her Family. Prays be with all of you.LeeAnn

  5. donna smith
    perryton, TX

    I have known Carolyn for over 42years i love her very much . I know she is in a much better place now and no pain . God Bless her family .

  6. Sonnia Pruitt
    Stinnett, TX

    Still so hard to believe.So many unspoken word's, but i do thank God my last was telling you i love you sis!! Now your pain free and Free to fly high with the love of your life 'Leo' i miss you All and will see you one day!
    'Love Forever Always'

  7. Carolyn Sue Lowry
    Poteet, TX

    You will surely be missed my sister. Loved you dearly.

  8. Lorna Wade
    FRITCH, TX

    Very sorry to hear about the passing of Carolyn... We were neighbors at one time.... Hugs and prayers to her loved ones

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