Carroll, Fannie Mary (Patterson) (June 25, 1885 - January 2, 1975)

Mrs. Fannie M. Carroll

Douglas Budget - January 16, 1975

Fannie Mary Carroll passed away January 2, 1975 at the age of 89, after suffering many years of illness and strokes.

She was born in Leavenworth, Kansas June 25, 1885 and preceded in death by her husband George E. Carroll in 1945, their son Richard in 1962 and their eldest son Elmer in 1968 all in California.

Their are seven surviving grandchildren Mr. Wm. G. Carroll of Douglas, Mrs. Charles Cole of Hacienda Heights, Ca., Mrs. Charles Taber of Lynwood, Ca., Mrs. Robert Haner of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Also there are Mrs. Lawrence Bywater of Kearns, Utah, Mrs. Maxine Heiner and Mrs. Grace Merritt of Bedford, Wyo.

Thirty-four great grandchildren and fifteen great great grandchildren are living.

Fannie had her first train ride coming to Douglas from Kansas in 1897 when she was 12 years of age. She was pleased to find she was to live in a log caabin (sic) on the Taylor Patterson's ranch with her parents on the LaBonte.

In 1903 George Carroll and Fannie Patterson were united in marriage and resided and owned businesses in Douglas until 1941 when they permanently moved to Los Angeles to live for several years.

Mrs. Carroll had lived with her daughter, Catherine and husband, Roy Freeman for the past twenty years.

Fannie was a member of the Congregational church most of her life but for the last five years she belonged to the Lynwood Baptist Church. She was a member of the Royal neighbors of America for 72 years and had belonged to the Eastern Star and Rebecca lodges for many years.

Services will be held at the Little Church of the Flowers at Forrest Lawn at 2:00 p.m. on January 8. The Royal Neighbors of America will conduct the grave side services.


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