OBIT - George Russell Carroll, 64, of Charleston, W. Va., formerly of Lawrence County, died Friday in Charleston following an extended illness. Carroll was born Nov. 1, 1918, in Lawrence County, a son of George W. and May Lester Carroll. he was a member of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Beulah Lawson Carroll; a daughter, Mrs. Hattie Mae Carroll of Atlanta, Ga.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Caroline Howell of Chicago and Mrs. Betty Rhule of Atlanta; two stepsons, Delbert Owens of Atlanta and Earl Owens of St. Albans, W. Va.; a foster son, Earl Fraley of Little Rock, Ark.; four sisters, Mrs. Lucille Compton of Louisa, Mrs. Ruby Lawson of Grayson, Mrs. Lola Wilson of Lexington and Mrs. Hazel Shimble of Dallas, Texas; a brother, Willie Carroll of Logan, W. Va.; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Young Funeral Home in Louisa by the Rev. Jackie Clark. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery at Louisa. Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. (The Daily Independent (Ashland, KY) Jun 18, 1983, pg 4) He was the grandson of Gabriel and Nancy Wallace Carroll.
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