Dozena McMahan Carroll

Age: 76
Address: Nebo
Date of Death: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Arrangements: Westmoreland Funeral Home of Marion, NC

Details: Dozena McMahan Carroll of Nebo, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Hospice of Rutherford County with her loving family by her side.  Born July 27, 1936 in Yancey County, NC, she was the daughter of the late John Henry McMahan and Virgie Cooper McMahan.  A wonderful mother, Dozena enjoyed gardening, but most of all, she loved her family, especially her grandchildren.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Charles Carroll and one great granddaughter, Caitlyn Downer.
     She is survived by one daughter, Judy Autrey and husband Rev. Glen of Burnsville; one son, Edward Carroll and wife Ann of Marion; three siblings, Pat Cruz, Joe McMahan and Kathy Dutton; three grandchildren, Charles Carroll, Lori Robinson and Amy Autrey; six great grandchildren, Mayce, Andrew, Caden, Hannah, Cameron and Madison also survive.
     A funeral service for Dozena will be held Friday, April 26, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Cook officiating.  Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.
     Those wishing to make memorial donations in Mrs. Carroll’s memory are asked to consider Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
      An online register is available under OBITUARIES at
     This obituary a courtesy of Yancey Funeral Service.

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