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Mary Ellen Warner Carroll

  • Birth 13 Nov 1924 Moultrie County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 2010 Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Atwood, Piatt County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 62769606

ATWOOD, IL—Mary Ellen Carroll, 86, died at 9:50am Wednesday (December 8, 2010), at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East US Highway 36, Atwood, IL, with the Rev. Conrad Heisner officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 am until time of services at the funeral home on Saturday. Burial will be in the Lake Fork Cemetery, rural Atwood, IL.

Mary was born on November 13, 1924 in rural Moultrie County, the daughter of Fred J. and Florence (Beebe) Warner. She married Marion A. “Cobb” Carroll on February 10, 1942. He preceded her in death on December 26, 1996.

Survivors include two sons: Norman “Nub” (Diana) Carroll of Tuscola, IL and Ed Carroll of Atwood, IL; one daughter: Donna Joann (Ken) Wagner of Deltona, FL; three brothers: Kenneth and Dicky Warner both of Atwood, IL, and Larry Warner of Bourbon, IL; sister: June Tuggle of Sullivan, IL; sister-in-law Maxine Creamer of Assumption, IL; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and many nephews, nieces, and other family members.

Mary supported Marion with the family farm and homemaking. She was modest, funny, hard-working, and caring. She made excellent homemade beef and noodles and Salisbury steak. She mashed potatoes from her garden and deviled eggs from her chickens. She loved hosting summer get-togethers and Christmas parties.

Above all Mary was devoted to family. She remembered everyone’s birthdays, anniversaries, wedding dates, and family history. She treasured family photos and posted them prominently throughout the home. Even when her health declined, she kept in touch with cards or a phone call. She will be greatly missed.


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  • Maintained by: Lori Miller
  • Originally Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 10 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62769606
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ellen Warner Carroll (13 Nov 1924–8 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62769606, citing Harshbarger Cemetery, Atwood, Piatt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lori Miller (contributor 48555488) .