Carmen Hazel Ainsworth passed into eternity on October 3, 2019 at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. She was 2 ½ weeks shy of her 91st birthday.
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Carmen was born in Elma, WA to Roman and Hazel Simbe on October 21, 1928. She attended Weatherwax High School, graduated in 1946, and served as a cheerleader. Following high school, she worked at the Bijou Theater selling tickets. And later she worked in the Becker Building for Dr. Austin.
She worked with special needs kids in the Aberdeen School District and retired in the late 80s as a teacher’s aide. She enjoyed playing golf and traveling with her husband Ned. Following his passing, she traveled to The Mariner’s Spring Training and enjoyed attending games at Safeco Field and watching them on TV. She also enjoyed following the Seahawks.
For a brief time, she served as a Trustee for the Aberdeen Museum of History. She was accomplished at sewing/knitting and was always creating something for someone.
She was preceded in death in 1998 by her husband Ned and is survived by her sons Randall (Sherry) Ainsworth, Roger (Karen) Ainsworth, her brother Ramon (Jackie) Simbe, Grandsons Brandon (Sarah) and her great-grandsons sons Baylor and Grady, Grandson Ryan (Traci) Ainsworth, and her great-granddaughters daughters Maci and Raelynn, Grandson Jeremy Reed, Granddaughter Erica Tomlin, and special friend Leonard Young.
A celebration of her life will be Thursday, October 10th at Fern Hill Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Following interment, at Fern Hill Cemetery, a reception will be held at the Rotary Log Pavilion.
The family suggests that donations be made to PAWS, P.O. Box 451, Aberdeen, WA 98520.
A card of condolence or of a memory can be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, WA.