Obituary: Annie Elizabeth Carroll, DEC. 27, 1928 – JAN. 8, 2020

Annie Carroll
Posted: Jan. 10, 2020 10:50 am

Annie Elizabeth Carroll, 91, of Hannibal, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Pastor Jason Moncofsky will officiate. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.

Friends and family are invited to Annie’s Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Annie was born Dec. 27, 1928, in Palmyra, Mo., to Fayette Paugh and Ethel R. Riley Paugh.

She was married to Edward D. Carroll Sr. on Aug. 11, 1956, in Festus, Mo. He preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 2002.

Survivors include four children, Elizabeth Carroll (John) of Las Vegas, Nev., Christine Campbell (Dale) of Las Vegas, Nev., Edward D. Carroll Jr. (Bobbi) of La Grange, Mo., and Donna Morrison (Rick) of Hannibal; one brother, Junior Paugh (Vivian) of Hannibal; and one sister, Bettie Paugh of Jefferson City, Mo. 

She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Cindy, Amber, and Brittany, just to name a few; 10 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Annie was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Robert Carroll; one granddaughter, Amanda Elliott; and one great-grandson, Drake Joseph Lee Sharp.

Annie worked as a cook at the Mark Twain Dinette for over 40 years. 

Annie enjoyed playing bingo, doing word search puzzles and sewing in her free time. An avid reader of historical fiction, Annie also liked to watch game shows and work jigsaw puzzles. A wonderful cook, Annie made the best fried chicken and fried potatoes. Christmas lights, old covered bridges and the old song, “The Tennessee Waltz” were a few of Annie’s favorites. Most of all she cherished the moments she shared with her family and friends.

Annie attended the Pilgrim Wesleyan Church.

Pallbearers will be Adam Sharp, Dustin DeVerger, Dale Campbell, Dennis Campbell, Alan Miller and Steven Miller.

Honorary pallbearers will be Annie's grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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