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Carole Jane (Dawson) Jarvis

Posted 2023-11-18 by Pat R
Wickenburg Sun (Wickenburg, Arizona)
Wednesday, September 6, 2023, p. A-5

Carole Jane Jarvis, 88, passed away peacefully with her daughters by her
side on Aug. 27, 2023, at her home. Carole was born in Los Angeles,
Calif., to Clyde and Louise Dawson on March 18, 1935. She was a woman of
many talents, best known for her captivating cowboy poetry and her love
for ranching. Her spirit filled a room and her words painted a vivid
picture of the timeless beauty of the American West.

Carole married the love of her life, Dan Jarvis, on Dec. 20, 1957, in
Wickenburg, and they began building their home place along the
Hassayampa north of Wickenburg. Together, they had two daughters, Danna
Lee and Laura. Carole and Dan lived in Wickenburg, a town that she
lovingly called home, for 33 years.

Carole and Dan spent 17 years in Joseph, Oregon, before returning to
Forepaugh, Arizona, for the remainder of their lives. The family would
like to give a special thanks to Hospice of the West and Wickenburg
Community Hospital for the kindness and support through the last days
with Carole, as well as family and friends who offered their support.

Carole leaves behind her two daughters, Danna Lee Keil and husband
Bruce; daughter Laura More; and grandchildren, Luke, Levi, and Seth
Jarvis and Markanna Moore. She will be dearly missed by her family and

A celebration of Carole's life will be held in November. Feel free to
check in with the family for more information or Carole's page at

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