Ruth Evelyn Carroll, age 89, died April 16, 2009 at Maury Regional Medical Center at Columbia. Funeral services were held April 18, 2009 at McDonald Funeral Home with Van Ward and L. C. Loveless officiating. Burial followed in the Piney Cemetery.
Mrs. Carroll was born December 7, 1919 in Waynesboro, a daughter of the late Robert and Martha Skelton Whitehead. She was a laborer at Henry I. Siegel and was married to the late Clifford Franklin Carroll.
Survivors include four sons, Clovis (Mary Nell) Carroll, Kenneth Carroll, Donnie (Linda) Carroll and Ted Carroll, all of Hohenwald; a daughter, Wanda (Ronnie) Frazier of Hohenwald; two brothers, James Whitehead of Hohenwald and Carl Whitehead of Waynesboro; four sisters, Annie Frazier of Hohenwald, Nora Graff of Monroe, Michigan and Rebecca Higgins and Fannie Warren, both of Waynesboro; 28 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Carroll was preceded in death by three sons, Alvin, Rodger and Franklin Clifford Carroll.