Carol A. Channel, 54, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2007 after a seven-year-battle with breast cancer.
Born in Ogden, Utah, she was the daughter of Wayne and LaVern (Steinquist) Coombs.
After graduating from Bonneville High School, she attended Weber State University.
On June 16, 1972, she married Dr. Stephen R. Channel in Ogden, Utah, and moved to Linton. Subsequently, they entered active duty in the U.S. Air Force and lived in many locations.
She was a former city clerk in Manhattan, Kan.; a bank teller in Linton; commander's executive secretary in Mt. Hope, Idaho and a paralegal in Dayton, Ohio and Havre de Grace, Md. She was member of the Parent Teachers Association, Officer's Wives Club and was a Brownie Troop leader. After retiring in 2001, she joined the Bel Air Womens Club and served as treasurer for about five years. She was also a member of Harford County Astronomy Club, and the Red Hat Society.
She is survived by her father, Wayne Coombs; her husband, Dr. Stephen R. Channel; twin daughters, Heather and her husband Allen Lee of Columbus, Ohio, and Constance Channel and fiancee, Nicholas Rose of Baltimore, Md.; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Vern and Sandy Coombs, Dave and Della Coombs, Kim and SueAnn Coombs, and Steve and Annette Coombs, all of Ogden, Utah; and one sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Mark Smith of Las Vegas, Nevada.
She was preceded in death by her mother and her grandparents.
Private family memorial services will be held in Bel Air, M., and Ogden, Utah.
A memorial website site is being created at www.carolachannel.com
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Baltimore, Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care, 555 West Towsontown Boulevard, Towson, MD 21204.