June 12, 2014

Frances Carroll

Mrs. Frances Carroll, 81, of Chatsworth, departed this life Wednesday evening, June 11, 2014, at the Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.

Frances was born March 10, 1933, in Murray County, a daughter of the late James Monroe and Agnes Mae Mauldin Forrest. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Mickey Carroll, and her brothers, Ben, J.M. and Bill Forrest.

Frances was retired from World Carpets where she worked for more than 20 years and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of more than 63 years, Odis Carroll of the residence; son, Michael Carroll and his fiancee, Leslie Lawrence of Chatsworth; daughter, Patricia McDonald of Dalton; sister, Maudie Trollinger of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Caitlin McDonald, Kerry Jo and Glen Owenby, and Shane and Michael Carroll; great-grandchildren, Wes Robinson and Sam Carroll; adoptive daughter, Sandy Carroll of Chatsworth; and several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Frances Carroll will be held Monday at 4 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. James Smith officiating.

She will be laid to rest at the Carroll Family Cemetery in Murray County with her close family and friends serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Monday from noon to 4 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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