Carolyn Felts Hellman, 74, passed away in her sleep August 17, 2018 at home in Richmond. She was the wife of Larry F Hellman. They shared 48 years of a wonderful marriage. Born in DeRidder, Louisiana, She was the daughter of Imogene Loretta Hulett Felts and James Hall Felts. Carolyn graduated from Minden High School, Minden Louisiana, she received her Bachelor’s Degree from Louisiana Tech University, a MA Degree from Webster University and a MSW Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was employed by Delta Airlines as a Flight Attendant for five years until she joined her husband in Hawaii to begin their Navy Career. She was a Volunteer for the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society for all of her twenty-five years as a Navy Wife. She was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church and The Stonehenge Garden Club. She enjoyed her dogs, interior decorating, her home, gardening, and flower arranging. For her entire life she loved to travel and served as the family tour director and guide, always enjoying talking about her experiences traveling the world. Carolyn is survived by her husband, her sister Judy Felts Woodard, and her three children and their families: Erin Hellman Siarey and husband Richard John Siarey, James Gregory Hellman, David Edward Hellman and his wife Brady Birk Hellman, and grandchildren Evangeline Katherine Siarey, Arabella Cassara Siarey, and Jude Elliott Hellman. She is predeceased by her father. The funeral mass and memorial service will be held on August 18th, at 10:00 AM, at St. Edward The Confessor Catholic Church, 2618 Dolfield Dr., North Chesterfield, VA 23235. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made the PETA organization.