Published 12:00 am Friday, August 31, 2007
NATCHEZ – Services for Marrion Alexander Carroll, 85, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth E. Stanton officiating.
Burial will follow at Pine Hill Memorial Park under the direction of George F. West Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Mr. Carroll was born Sept. 15, 1921, in Jefferson County, the son of Mr. Donald Rowan and Mrs. Mary Carroll Rowan. Mr. Carroll graduated from Brumfield School in 1940. He was also a graduate of Alcorn University and Tuskegee Institute. He was a retired teacher from Natchez-Adams County School System. He was a member of the American Legion, Retired Teachers Association and Rose Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Carroll was a well known pianist for several churches in Natchez and Adams County.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Lee Carroll; mother, Mary Carroll Rowan and brother, Ernest Joe Carroll.
Survivors include his children, Ernest Carroll and Linda Carroll Johnson and husband, Wilbert, all of Natchez; grandchildren, Tia Johnson, Mia Johnson, Marcheta Carroll, Charlene Carroll and Ernest Carroll Jr., all of Natchez.
Pallbearers will be Wilbert Johnson, Ernest Carroll Jr., Robert James, Sedrick Parker, Ralph Jennings and Willie Woods.