Carolyn Weeks Abbott Omillian

Friday, January 3, 2020

Carolyn Weeks Abbott Omillian, 86, of Blytheville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.

Carolyn was born in Vance, Miss., to Leon Alvin and Eva Allie Higginbotham Weeks. She was the former owner and bookkeeper of Delta Auto Parts and a member of Gospel Lighthouse Church. Carolyn was a very active member of her church where she served as the secretary and organist. She was also a leader and member of the Joy Group and sang in A Gospel Quartet that traveled around Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. She also played in a ukulele band. Carolyn enjoyed watching television game shows, sewing and traveling, especially going on cruises. Carolyn was devoted to her family and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James T. "Jim" Abbott; and brother, Leon "Pete" Weeks, Jr.

Carolyn leaves her husband, Wayne Omillian of the home; children, James T. "Tommy" Abbott, Jr. (Clarinda) of Blytheville, Deborah "Deby" Abbott Jolley (CB) of Memphis, Linda Sanford (Kevin) of Blytheville, Jerry Omillian (Robin) of Huntington, Ind., and Douglas Omillian (Roseanne) of Kansas City, Mo.; sister, Wanda Weeks Abbott Peters (Bill) of Arley Ala.; grandchildren, Christopher Jolley, Amber Foster (Christian), James T. Abbott III (Leslie), Joy Wicker (Zach), Luke Sanford (Courtney), Alyse Omillian, Christopher Omillian, Bethany Omillian and Alexi Omillian; and great-grandchildren, Knox Foster, Kyler Abbott, Kara Abbott, Keaton Wicker and Kamden Wicker.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 2, at 1 p.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J.C. Seward and Rev. Robert Hill officiating. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery. The family received friends from 12 p.m. until service time at Cobb Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Gospel Lighthouse Church or to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at