F.C. CARROLL PASSES AT 63
F.C. Carroll, of Route 2, Kingston, died at 7 o'clock last Thursday night in a Rome hospital following an illness of four years. His condition became serious three days before.
Born in Bartow county, November 25, 1880, he had spent his entire life near Kingston. He was a prominent farmer and was known to his friends as "Uncle Bud." He was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. He was married on July 4, 1901, to the former Miss Hattie Lee Hall of Bartow county, who preceded him in death 24 years ago.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ada Franklin Carroll, of Route 2, Kingston; four daughters, Miss Frances Carroll, of Kingston; Mrs. Rubye Henderson, of Silver Creek; Mrs. Lucile Brock of Rome; Mrs. Mary Jacobs of Taylorsville and Tom of Silver Creek and Mark Carroll of Lindale; three nieces, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at two o'clock Saturday afternoon from the Macedonia Baptist church. The Rev. Earl Padgett, of Cartersville, and the Rev. Earl Kimsey, of Cassville officiated. Interment was in Macedonia cemetery.
Spencer and Rufus Fields, Marcellus Darden, John Ransom, Georgen Alford and Ed Mathis served as pallbearers.