|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2013|
Allentown, GA- Vera Christine Churchwell Carroll, 91, passed away March 11, in Greensboro, GA.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16, in the chapel of Reece Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, Elder Franklin Bryant officiating. Burial in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Hwy 358, Twiggs County.
Born in Bleckley County, Mrs. Carroll was the oldest daughter of the late Robert Lee and Claudia Phillips Churchwell and the last survivor of 10 children. Upon marriage in 1943, she made her home in Danville, moving to Allentown in 1946. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Carroll on March 13, 1993. Mrs. Carroll was an accomplished seamstress, sewing for her daughters during their childhood, and making their wedding dresses when they married. She loved gardening, and sharing plants and flowers with friends and neighbors. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll opened their hearts and home, providing daycare for several children between 1970 and 1990.
She is survived by two daughters, Chris C. Miller (Eric) of Rocky Mount, NC, and Linda C. Hammock (Wayne) of Greensboro, GA; three grandsons: Neal Wyatt (Happy), Mark Miller and Dr. Craig Miller (Melissa); great grandchildren: Emmalynn Brown, William Wyatt, Elyssa KitzMiller, Daniel Miller, Theodore and Leonardo Miller; and two sisters-in-law, Vera Churchwell of Cochran, and Alice Churchwell of NY.
In lieu of flowers, suggest memorials to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, P. O. Box 6, Jeffersonville, GA 31044.
Family will receive friends one hour before the service in the funeral home.
Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements
Robert Lee Churchwell (1896 - 1969)
Claudia Lee Phillips Churchwell (1900 - 1952)
Herbert Lee Carroll (1909 - 1993)
Jim Benard Churchwell (1920 - 1967)*
Vera Christine Churchwell Carroll (1922 - 2013)
Felton Eugene Churchwell (1929 - 1929)*
Bob Thomas Churchwell (1935 - 2002)*
Mount Zion Cemetery
Created by: Frances Bowen Frost
Record added: Mar 12, 2013
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