LOCO- Funeral Services for Jimmie Lee (Dean) Carroll, 78, of Loco, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Asphaltum Assembly of God Church north of Ringling with the Rev. Joshua Gunter officiating. Interment will follow at the Loco Cemetery. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Jimmie was born January 8, 1935, at Overton, Texas, to the late Mr. Floyd Dean and Mrs. Quessie Roberta (Franks) Dean. She departed this life Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home in Loco.
Jimmie was raised in the Oklahoma City and Ada area. She married Odell Carroll on June 20, 1970, at Gainesville, Texas. They made their home in Ringling. She was employed at the Ringling School cafeteria for 10 years. Odell preceded her in death on July 19, 1990. Jimmie enjoyed fishing and camping with her family and also enjoyed doing any kind of puzzle.
In addition to her husband Odell, also preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Jack Dean; and a daughter-in-law, Julia Wheat.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Sullivan and husband, Tom of Loco and Rhonda Wheat of Lawrence, Kan.; two sons, William C. "Bill" Wheat , Jr. of Lubbock, Texas, and Steve Carroll and wife, Christy of Walters; sister, Mary Jo Watson of Modesto, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Christina, Becky, Talitha, Donnie, Sky, Cody, Justin and Kelsi; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; many other family and friends.
Pallbearers are the grandsons and great-grandsons.
Family visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. this evening at the funeral home in Ringling.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.