Verlon Scott Cole Carroll, 92, of Benton, formerly of Russellville, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014.
She was born March 22, 1921 in Pope County.Â
Mrs. Carroll retired from International Shoe Co. and was a member of New Life Missionary Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, T N (Neal) and Lela Richardson Cole; her husband, Sherman H. Carroll; a brother, Troy Cole; and two half-sisters, Polly Maggard and Betty Jane Cronister.
She is survived by three daughters, Betty Beaty and husband Dalton of Hot Springs, Sandy Fernandez and husband Bill of Grove, Okla., and Cathy Prater and husband David of Benton; a half-sister, Burma Neal Blackford; seven grandchildren, Rob Kelley and wife Jeana of Benton, Jeff Kelley and wife Sheri of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.,, Bill Fernandez Jr. and wife Kim of Bella Vista, Dena Floyd and husband Brian of Cushing, Okla.,, Amber Lacewell and husband Wes of Little Rock, Autumn Jessen and husband Justin of Benton and Erik Beaty and wife Carman of Benton; 20 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Rosemont Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 10, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Family comments:Â â€śThough she be but little, she is fierce.â€ť