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Carol Lou (James) Foote, 79, passed away July 21, 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, surrounded by family.

She was born February 7, 1940 in Hazelton, Kansas, to Arthur Lavelle James and Hazel Edna (Leatherman) James.  Carol had two younger siblings, Judith Lynn James and Stephen Richard James.

Carol was married to Norman Eugene Foote on April 21, 1961 in Grand Junction, Colorado.  To this union were born three children, Mary Coleen (Michael) Wayne, Brian James Foote and Stephen Wayne (Shannon) Foote.

Norman and Carol spent most of their lives in the Roaring Fork Valley before moving to Colorado Springs.  While in Aspen, Carol worked for 34 years at the Pitkin County Treasurer’s office.

Carol was most known among her friends and family for her love of genealogy.  Her other hobbies included crocheting and spending time cooking with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband.  She is survived by their three children, seven grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.  She is also survived by both siblings.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Colorado Springs, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 325 Putnam Drive, Security, CO 80911.

A second Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 50 Moore Drive, Aspen, CO 81611.

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This Obituary Has 8 Condolences

  1. Stephen
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I pray for God’s grace for you, Shannon and your family to get through this difficult time. May her love of family be a comfort to you all and know that you have an angel watching over you and your family ❤️

  2. I will love you and miss you forever, grandma. Thank you for everything.

  3. Sincere condolences to the Foote family
    She will be missed and in our prayers 💕

  4. Our love and prayers are with each of you. Carol was a loving, caring person and willing to help others wherever she saw a need. She will be greatly missed.

  5. Heaven has gained another angel. My condolences to your family. Prayers for God’s strength in your time of sorrow.

  6. This is a surprise, Stephen. Your parents were an inspiration to me regarding the history of the valley. Used to visit with Norm quite a bit at the laundromat in Carbondale – loved visiting with your mother on Facebook. She always knew the finer points of many discussions. I will miss her. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  7. I will miss your smile Aunt Carol. You and Norman and The whole family played a big role in my childhood. I have the best memories. Love you all. 💕

  8. Prayers of love and peace to the Foote family and especially Judy. I worked with Carole & Judy at Pitkin County for over 15 years, she was a great inspiration, A wealth of knowledge and fun and caring mentor. She taught me many things . 💕🙏

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