|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1891|
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 1958|
Daughter of Monroe and Lucy Thompson Griffin.
Wife of Abner Franklin Carroll from Dyer County Tennessee.
Frank Carroll came to Texas in the early 1900's and settled in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas with his brother Stephen Bennett Carroll. It is believed that Frank and Winnie met through his Aunt Palmyra Thedford who lived on Wilson Street in the same neighborhood as Winnie's parents.
Winnie and Frank had two daughters:
Eloise Carroll Skinner - December 2, 1920
Mary Helen Carroll Kemp - April 8, 1923 - June 1990
Frank died in November 1926 at the age of 45 as a result of a construction accident, leaving Winnie to raise their daughters. Winnie resided at 515 West Wilson Street in Cleburne which had been the home of Frank's Aunt Palmyra. She supported herself and educated her daughters by working as a Church Secretary.
Obituary-Dallas Morning News-July 26, 1958
Cleburne, Texas - Mrs. Winnie Carroll of Cleburne, died at home of daughter, Mrs. Charles Kemp, in Dallas
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. atthe First Baptist Church, Cleburne. Internment will be in Restland Cemetery, Dallas.
Born in Texas, she was a member of Eastern Star, Magazine Research Club, Garden Club, active in civic, social affairs. She was secretary of the First Baptist Church of Cleburne 15 years.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Restland.
Survivors are daughters, Miss Eloise Carroll, Dallas: Mrs. Charles Kemp; one sister Mrs. John Leonard, San Francisco; one brother, Dewey Griffin, North Little Rock Ark; three grandsons.
Note: Although her Obituary states she was born in Texas, her death certificate states she was born in Kentucky. Cause of death: Breast Cancer.
Death Certificate #38055
Informant: Charles E. Kemp - Daughter's husband.
Abner Franklin Carroll (1881 - 1926)*
Restland Memorial Park
Maintained by: Sue Pittman McPeak
Originally Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Jun 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71903909