Carol Ellen Giffin Mayhugh, 77, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the Apple Creek Health and Rehab in Centerton.
Carol was born on April 15, 1943 in Iola, Kansas, a daughter of John Giffin and Rachel Brown Giffin. She was the widow of the late Robert Hershel Mayhugh, whom she married on June 25, 1965. Carol was a Registered Nurse and House Supervisor at the Washington Regional Hospital for 35 years. Carol attended Sunday school at Cross Church and was known for her unique wit, her calming administration and her attention to detail.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, one sister, Betty Straight, three brothers, Kenneth Giffin, Dean Giffin and Clinton Giffin.
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca and husband Mike Stewart of Bentonville; her son Robert Wayne Mayhugh of Springdale; one sister, Sonja Breeden of Springdale; three grandchildren, Jessika Buehne, Blake Buehne, and Camren Buehne; and her beloved dog, Skippy.
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 5: 00pm to 7:00pm.
Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be conducted at the Bluff Cemetery under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. Due to concerns of the COVID Pandemic and according to Arkansas State regulations, attendance will be limited to 125 people and all will be required to wear masks. Please visit www.backstrom-pyeattte.com to sign our online guestbook
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