EUPORA - Jessie Riddell Carroll, age 72, died of cancer Friday July 18, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Eupora.
He was born in Carroll County December 17, 1941 to the late John and Maggie Oakes Carroll, lived most his life in Greenwood and resided in Eupora the past three years. He was a retired farmer and a welder for Barrentine Manufacturing Company. He is preceded in death by his wife Lucille Jordan Carroll.
Visitation was held on Monday, July 21 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Funeral services were held Monday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m. graveside in Moores Memorial Cemetery in Teoc, with Reverend Bob Blakely officiating. Burial was at the Moores Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were Randy Mann, Billy Dempsey, Billy Dempsey, Jr., Bobo Yeatman and Barry Ezell.
He is survived by a son, Bubba Carroll of Greenwood; a daughter, Mary Carroll of Greenwood; a sister, Mary Ruth Hill of Grenada; and a stepdaughter, Becky Lance of Greenwood.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home is in charge. Online guest book may be signed at www.williams andlord.com.