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Graveside Service

Willow Grove Cemetery
Thursday February 10th, 2022

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Mildred M. Carroll

   Mildred M. Carroll, 101, passed away on Monday evening, February 7, at Arbor Trace in Richmond.

   She was born in Fountain City, Indiana, on November 25, 1920, to James Roy and Maud Estella Skinner Carroll.

   She earned a Master’s Degree from Earlham College. She was an educator who taught English in Richmond and Fountain City Schools, in Iran with the Peace Corps, and on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in North Dakota. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Richmond.

   Aunt Millie will be missed by her niece, Marsha Carroll; niece by marriage, Roberta Montoney; great-nieces, Tammy Alyea and Cathy Thompson; great-nephews, Mike Montoney, Marc Montoney and Jim Carroll; great-great-nieces and nephews and great-great-great nieces & nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Edith Metzger, Grace Knoll, Dorothy Montoney, infant sister Lena Carroll; brother, Harold Carroll; half-sisters, Virginia Reynolds and Barbara Angi; half-brothers, Richard Carroll and Pat Carroll.

   A public graveside service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 10,

in Willow Grove Cemetery.   

   Memorial contributions are encouraged for Good News Habitat for Humanity, 1114 S F Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or Interserve USA, 7000 Ludlow Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082.



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Millie & my mom (& subsequently young me) became good friends in the early 60's when Millie was the choir director at Trinity Methodist Church. Pretty sure the reason we changed to Central Ave was because of Millie. We used to go caroling with her & then return to her little upstairs apartment decked out for Christmas for the best tea parties. She loved my mothers homemade caramels. I remember when she went to Persia/Iran for the Peace Corps. I still have a pair of "I dream of Jeanie" pants she brought back to my mom. At RHS, I had to learn to call her Miss Carroll. We stayed in touch with annual Christmas card messages. Such a classy, educated woman & role model. 🕯❤️

Nancy (Wettig) Zimmerman Feb 12 2022 11:56 AM

My great aunt was always so interesting and fun to talk to. We played some very competitive games of tennis, croquet, scrabble, dominos and Trivial Pursuit throughout the years. She would often make my birthday cake as well as fabulous pies for other occasions and was a great cook. I have fond memories of finding/hiding Easter eggs and baskets amongst the daffodils by the stream at her house, searching for the perfect live Christmas tree and traveling to Europe and Colorado with her. She was very intelligent and even within the last few weeks, she continued to amaze me with her memory and knowledge.

Tammy Alyea Feb 10 2022 8:08 PM

I taught with Millie at Fountain City in the early 1960s. She was one of the best and greatly respected.

Shirley Thurston Feb 10 2022 11:00 AM