Thomas Carroll, Ironton, Dies - 
Native of Carter County, Has Many Relatives Here

Thomas Carroll, 79,  husband of Molly Carroll, died at 3714 South Third Street, Ironton, Ohio, Saturday night at 8:01 after an illness of one week.     
He was born in Carter county, Ky., Nov. 16, 1856, one of a family of eight sons and one daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. John Carroll. 

Mr. Carroll, a former steelworker, retired 10 years ago.     

The body was brought to the Lazear Funeral Home here where it will remain until funeral services are held there at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. 
Rev. Cordle, pastor of the Loraine Baptist Church of Ironton, will officiate, and interment will follow in the Ashland cemetery.     

Mr. Carroll, who was a brother of the late George Carroll, father of Harry and Walter "Stubby" Carroll of Ashland; 
and Mrs. Carroll celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sept. 11, 1934. They were married in Ashland in 1884.     

He formerly was a member of the First Baptist Church here.     

Surviving are his widow; one son, C. A. Carroll, Lakeland, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs.James L. Smith of Ironton, Ohio; 
and Mrs. William McKee of North Kenova, Ohio; one brother, Charles Carroll of Gartrell Hill, Ashland; one sister, Mrs. Helen Prichard of Grayson, Ky.; 
and two grandchildren. 

(Ashland (KY) Daily Independent, Sunday Morning, October 27, 1935, page 9)     

Carroll: Last rites for Thomas Carroll, 79, Ironton, Ohio, who died Saturday night, will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 from the Lazear Funeral Home here. Rev. Cordle will officiate and interment will be in the Ashland cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Lonzo Burdette, Frank Carey, Charles Ward, Charles Freeman, Charles Ramey, Charles Holschu, Andy Fayne and Harlan Rogers, all of Ironton. Active pallbearers will be his nephews. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Molly Carroll; one son, C. A. Carroll, of Lakeland, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. James L. Smith, of Ironton, Ohio, and Mrs. William McKee, of North Kenova, Ohio; one brother, Charles Carroll, of Ashland; and one sister, Mrs. Helen Prichard of Grayson, Ky. (Ashland (KY) Daily Independent, Monday Evening, October 28, 1935, page 3)

Submitted by: Linda Crose

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