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Henry Carroll, Sr.

May 9, 1939 ~ January 18, 2021 (age 81)

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Henry Carroll, Sr.

Born on May 9, 1939 in St. Joseph, Louisiana.

Entered eternal life on January 18, 2021.

Late Parents, Father: Jerry Carroll Sr. of St. Joseph and Mother:  Anna Turner Carroll of St. Joseph

Living Siblings: Bruce Carroll (Josephine) of San Marcos, Texas; Rose Carter of Newellton, Louisiana; Wanda Brazzel (Leo) of Pensacola, Florida; and sister-in-law, Betty Carroll of Delhi, Louisiana.

Deceased siblings: Dorothy Alexander, Jerry Carroll Jr., Willie Carroll, and Gracie Roberts

Affiliations: Member of Oneonta Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Donald Scott, where he served as an usher, then Deacon, and member of the Finance Committee.

Pride of St. Joseph #59 – Member of Masonic Lodge

Retired Union Pacific Railroad Machine Operator

Member of Tensas Water Board

Favorites: Horse Rodeo, Hunting clubs and gardening. He loved his animals (cattle, horses, dogs, cats)

After learning how to text, he enjoyed his group texting every day with family.

Life mottos:  Trust God, believe in yourself, and “Don’t worry – Be happy.” 

Marriage to Ruby “Peaches” Hatton Carroll
8 Children born to the union: Ruby McKinney (John) of Monroe, Louisiana; Henry Carroll, Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky; and Verma Carroll Favorite (Don), Kathleen Yarbro, Sharda Johnson, Patricia Boswell (Lorenzo), Lisa McMiller, and Marquitto Wilkins (Rodney), all of Indianapolis, Indiana. 

23 grandchildren – 2 deceased and 30 Great grandchildren – 1 deceased

Marriage to Annie Straughter Carroll (until death)
1 son:  Henri Dominique Carroll
Stepchildren: Tayran Rogers, Roosevelt Ford (Melissa), Raymond Ford (Natasha), Ray Ford (Shirell), Karen Ford, and Sharen Jackson (Greg)

Godchildren:  Gwen Jackson and Chris Burden (Morgan)

 Service Information

January 27, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McFarland Funeral Companies
1223 Broadway Street
Delhi, LA 71232

Graveside Service
January 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Union Fraternity Cemetery
Highway 605 at Panola
Saint Joseph, LA 71366

January 28, 2021

Union Fraternity Cemetery
Highway 605 at Panola
Saint Joseph, LA 71366

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