Carlene Huffstetler PDF Print E-mail

Carlene Shealy Huffstetler, 82, of Little Mountain, widow of Bernard L. Huffstetler, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at her residence.

Born on March 29, 1935, in Little Mountain, she was the daughter of the late Carl Bowers and Sarah Lou Aull Shealy. She was a 1956 graduate of Newberry College and retired as the bookkeeper/secretary from Mid Carolina High School. Mrs. Huffstetler taught piano for many years. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church where she was a former choir director, taught Sunday School for many years and was involved with WELCA. She loved spending time with her family.

Mrs. Huffstetler is survived by sons, Tim (Nancy) Huffstetler of Little Mountain and Neil (Amanda) Huffstetler of Pomaria; daughters, Beth (Bubba) Frick and Connie (Ty) Fellers both of Little Mountain; grandchildren, Joe Frick, Aaron Frick, Brandy (Kevin) Kiser, Summer (Allen) Reid, Brittany (Charles Everett) Frick, Jeffrey Fellers, Emma Fellers, Hunter Fellers, Maddie Huffstetler and Karlie Huffstetler and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Monday, October 23, 2017, at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church by the Rev. John Stoudemayer. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Little Mountain Fire and Rescue, 219 N. Boundary Street, Little Mountain, SC 29075 or the Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church Special Fund, 816 Mt. Tabor Road, Little Mountain, SC 29075.

Active pallbearers will be Joe Frick, Aaron Frick, Jeffrey Fellers, Hunter Fellers, Kevin Kiser, Allen Reid, Charles Everett Frick, Johnny Riddle and Tom Riddle.

The family would like to thank Dr. Chaudhry Mushtaq and the staff of the S.C. Oncology Association for their loving care through the years.

A note of remembrance may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.



#43 Rebecca Elswick 2017-10-26 09:32
Carlene showed us all how to walk in His light. Her example of kindness, compassion, and service to others was an inspiration. I am blessed to have known her.
#42 The Lake Family 2017-10-25 11:08
Hope you find comfort in knowing that many people are praying for your family.
Robert, Gerdi, Ra, Carrie & Mac
#41 The Kinard Family 2017-10-23 22:25
Ms. Carlene touched the lives of many through her sweet smile and kindness. She has forever stamped the hearts of those who knew her! Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers, during this difficult time.

Kevin, Johnette, Ashlyn, Braxton & Jayden Kinard
#40 Renae Grooms 2017-10-23 20:27
Ms. Carlene was such a sweet lady. She was one of the best piano teachers around. She will be missed by many. Our prayers are with the Family.
#39 Phyllis B Jolley 2017-10-23 15:20
Neil & family - So saddened to hear about Ms. Carlene. I recall her filling in for our music teacher when I was in elementary school. She was a beautiful lady inside & out and will be missed my many. I will be keeping all of you in my prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Phyllis
#38 Christy Jones 2017-10-23 13:35
Loved Mrs. Charlene. She was a great lady!
Christy White Jones
#37 Emily 2017-10-23 12:13
I am so sorry for your loss. God has taken his angle to be on high with him. I will never forget her acts of kindness during my Mid-Carolina days.I will forever treasure the memories of those good times. Allow God to comfort you during this time of bereavement.He is always there for you.praying for all of you.
#36 SCE&G Fleet 2017-10-23 11:34
Dear Neil and Family, we are truly sorry for the loss of your Mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Cedric, Terry and your SCE&G Support Services Family.
#35 Sally Huffstetler 2017-10-23 11:12
My heart goes out to you all. Beautiful lady with a Beautiful Soul. She is at rest and I can see her & Mr. Bernard now...precious memories to hold on forever. Love to the family
#34 MIke Branham 2017-10-23 10:22
Neil, Tim, So sorry for your loss,my god give you comfort in at this time. Our thoughts and prayers be with you. Mike & Terrie Branham.
#33 Karen Lindler Smith 2017-10-23 09:53
May God Be With You And Your Family During This Difficult Time!God Bless!
#32 Dean & Cindy Long 2017-10-23 09:41
We are so sorry for you loss. Your family is in our prayers.
#31 Rhonda Lindler 2017-10-23 09:07
I'm so sorry for your loss. Miss Carlene will be greatly missed.
#30 Kay C. Richardson 2017-10-23 05:16
"Miss Carlene" was such a beautiful sweet lady and will be greatly missed. She always had a lovely smile on her face and her work with the choir and children's music in church was always so beautiful. Our prayers are with all of the family ! Kay & Wayne Richardson
#29 Harriett Rucker 2017-10-22 19:37
You are in my thoughts and prayers. I always enjoyed your mom when I worked with the school district. May God's love, grace, and peace be with you at this sad time and in the days to come. Harriett Rucker
#28 Tammy & Bernie 2017-10-22 17:48
Beth, Tim, Connie & Neil,
Bernie & I were saddened to hear of your loss, but also happy that Miss Carlene has found her peace. Miss Carlene will forever live in our hearts. She was a kind, compassionate, very loving lady. Her smiling face and endless love for all will be missed. Love & hugs to you all!
#27 Joni Son 2017-10-22 16:57
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. If there is anything we can do let me know. Love to all. Chris and Joni Son
#26 Sandra Long 2017-10-22 14:20
My deepest sympathy to the family. My prayers are with you.
#25 Janice R. Long 2017-10-22 13:44
I was so sorry to hear of the passing of "Miss" Carlene. She was truly dedicated to our church and especially the choirs and music. She took great pride in her "Childrens' Choir" and loved each one of them as if they were her own. I can honestly say that my grandchildren "loved" Miss Carlene! She will be missed by all! You are all in my thoughts and prayers!
#24 Linda Richardson 2017-10-22 13:05
Dear Tim, Connie,Neil ,Beth & family

So sorry to hear of your loss
Know that you all are in our prayers
May the peace of God surround you all in the coming days

Eddie & Linda Richardson
#23 Eric Martin 2017-10-22 11:51
I am so so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
#22 Peggy Bowerd 2017-10-22 10:43
Beth, Tim, Neal & Connie
Our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your sweet Mom! May your fond memories remain with you! May our God be with you at this sad time. Monte & Peggy Bowers
#21 Lanel C. Crawford 2017-10-22 08:53
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. May you feel the comfort of God's love.
#20 Sheriff Lee Foster 2017-10-22 07:43
On behalf of our family, please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of this beloved lady. She led a wonderful life and left a magnificent legacy through Christian discipleship,wo rk and family that will last forever. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia and Jennylee
#19 Jamie&Marynell Wise 2017-10-22 06:45
Tim,Neil,Beth,C onnie,& families;
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
#18 Kathie & Guy Rister 2017-10-22 06:34
Mrs Carlene taught me piano lessons. I’ll always have fond memories of her. My sympathy to the family and prayers for comfort in the days ahead.
Kathie Frick Rister
#17 Jim and Jan Redden 2017-10-21 16:47
To the family of Carlene Huffstetler,
Jim and I would like to extend our sympathy on the passing of Mrs.Carlene. She was always so kind to our children when they attended MCHS. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Jim and Jan Redden
#16 Carolyn Boland 2017-10-21 14:07
Albert and I are so sorry for your loss. Miss Carlene was an awesome lady. We loved her very much.She will be missed a lot.Your family will be in our hearts and prayers.May God wrap his arms around each of you and hold you tight through this difficult time.
#15 Anderson family 2017-10-21 13:37
"While words fail to capture the pain of losing a love one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return your dear one to you."John 5:28,29 A real hope of being reunited with your dead loved ones,so sorry for the family loss.
#14 Karen Davis 2017-10-21 10:19
Warren and I send our sympathy to all the family for your loss of “Miss” Carlene. She was such a special lady and will truly be missed. I will forever be grateful for all the help she’s given me over the years. She has done so much for our church and especially our music program. She always amazed me with her patience with the children (and grown-ups too). We pray that God will give you strength and comfort in the days ahead. Karen Davis
#13 Alison Fulmer 2017-10-21 08:33
So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.
#12 Brent Connelly 2017-10-21 08:24
Praying for your entire family during your time of loss. God bless all of you.
#11 Teresa Frick-Portwoo 2017-10-21 07:22
To All of You,
This is a tough one.I know she is better now.She has just always been here and we will all miss her.You were always greeted with a smile when you got to the end of that driveway.She selfishly took care of lots of us and was a dear friend to my parents.Because of her love and the dedication of her family,she cared for Mr. Bernard and her parents.Don't forget about Ruth. She visited her often.To you,her family,THANK YOU for your loving care.You all cared for her together.I was fortunate to see her in the last weeks.You either found one of her children or their spouse or a grandchild by her side.Amazing! I am grateful. Take care
#10 Paul Rowe 2017-10-21 03:59
prayers for you all . What a wonderful group / family as a whole . God wrap your arms around them all and calm this storm . Love you all Pastor Paul Rowe
#9 Helen/Wesley Griffin 2017-10-20 15:01
Our love and prayers are with you. Miss Carlene leaves behind a wonderful legacy. God bless.
#8 Harold Fulmer 2017-10-20 14:59
We are deeply sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother.
Pray that God will give you the peace of knowing she is in a better place. May you be comforted by His loving Grace & comfort you now and the days ahead!
Harold & Ola Mae Fulmer
#7 Beverly H Boulware 2017-10-20 14:41
Tim and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and comfort in the days ahead!

Beverly Hawkins Boulware
#6 Deb & Derrill Taylor 2017-10-20 14:40
To all the Family,
Please accept our sincere condolences. May God console you all and give you peace during your time of loss.
Much Love, Debra & Derrill
#5 Michaela Williams 2017-10-20 14:31
Praying for y'all! I took piano from Ms. Carlene and she taught me how to crochet one day. She will be greatly missed!!
#4 Becky Chapman 2017-10-20 14:22
Carlene is at peace and well. We will miss her but she is safe and happy in her eternal home. We will join her and all our loved ones one day. I have fond memories of being at the store when she was there with Mr Carl and Miss Sara Lou. Keeping all of you in my prayers and thoughts. With Love Becky.
#3 Vicki Hendrix 2017-10-20 13:40
I am so sorry for your loss. Carlene was a wonderful lady. I enjoyed playing church softball with her many, many years ago. May you all cherish the memories you have made with her. God bless!
#2 JC Frick 2017-10-20 12:15
So sorry for your loss. She was always Miss Carlene fromm the sunday school days. Know that God will provide peace and comfort during this most difficult time. you are all my my thought and prayer. JC
#1 Karen Winn 2017-10-20 12:14
Beth, Tim,Connie, and Neal and families, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Ms. Carlene was such an amazing lady. I remember her teaching me piano
She will truly be missed by all. May God give you peace and comfort knowing she is no longer in pain or suffering. She has won her battle. Cherish all your memories and hold them close to your heart. Sending our love,