Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Harry Alvin Carroll 1903-1986

Harry Alvin Carroll, son of Lewis and Sarah Margaret Coffman Carroll was born July 1, 1903 in Pulaski County and departed this life on September 9, 1986 at the Lebanon Care Center, at the age of 83 years, two months, and eight days.

He was united in marriage with Leta Saltzman on June 16, 1924, and to this union was born two daughters, both surviving.

As a carpenter in the Pulaski County area, Harry worked for Frank Warner at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri for several years.

As a young man, Harry professed his faith in Jesus Christ and became a member of the First Baptist Church in Richland, where he has remained a member.

Those surviving include his wife Leta of the home; two daughters: Roberta Soltvedt and her husband Lucian Edward of Bloomington, Minnesota; and Juanita North and her husband James Dillard of Lebanon, Missouri; eight grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren; other relatives and a host of friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers: William, Joey, Johnny and Andy Carroll, and five sisters: Ethel Morrison, Edna Ayers, Grace Palmer, Eve Brown, and Mabel Palmer.

Funeral services were from First Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 12, 1986, with Rev. Roger Marshall officiating.

Music was provided by Dwight Roam, Bruce Pafford, and Rusty Shadel with Marlene Brown, pianist.

Burial was in the Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Funeral Chapels.

Escorts were: Jo Hendrix, Randy North, Lucian Soltvedt, Mike North, Lloyd Oberbeck, and Jon Korshus.

Honorary escorts were: Mike Gindorff, Otto Calvert, Charles Henson, Loran Keeth, John Faucher, Jr. Henson, Ivy Powers, and Clifford Henson.

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