Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 15, 2013

Carolyn LaVonne Carroll


Corsicana Daily Sun

— Mrs. Carolyn LaVonne Carroll, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Cedar Hill.

She was a resident of Duncanville.

Carolyn was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Sylacauga, Ala. to Alva J. Smith and Hulen G. Smith. She was a loving mother and devoted Christian. A woman of all seasons, Carolyn was a homemaker, substitute teacher, published poet, speech writer and journalist. In 1988, she was awarded an Honorable Mention and Golden Poet Award for her poem, “Be a Role Model.”

She was a member of First Independent Baptist Church in Corsicana.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Obra J. Moore Jr.

Survivors include her son, Otto S. Carroll Jr.; two daughters, Shari L. Carroll and Laurie A. Carroll; one nephew, Obra J. Moore III; and a grand-nephew and niece, Malcolm and Malika Moore.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Scott Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at First Independent Baptist Church in Corsicana with the Rev. Kenneth Walton officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home, Corsicana.