Shirley Jacqueline (Miller) Carroll (1935 - 2018)

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Shirley Jacqueline Miller Carroll, 82, of Asheboro passed away Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, at Randolph Health.
Mrs. Carroll was born in High Point on April 24, 1935, to Allen and Maleta Plummer Miller. She was formerly employed as an executive secretary with United Way of High Point, executive director of the American Red Cross of High Point/Thomasville, and financial officer with K&D Manufacturing, owners Kathy Godshalk and Dale Godshalk of Texas. She spearheaded community fundraisers for the Food Bank of Brunswick County. In her later years, Shirley was employed by J.C. Penney of Asheboro and her fellow co-workers and friends to this day still gather at the local K&W Cafeteria for their monthly gathering. She developed the accounting format for Greensboro Plumbing & Heating where practices are still used today. Shirley's passion in life was community service.
In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Carroll. She delighted in all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed the beach, writing, music and NC State/UNC athletics. Shirley was an avid Carolina Panthers fan to the end.
She is survived by her daughter, Jacquilyn "Jayn" Prater and husband, Garry, of Asheboro; son, Jay A. Carroll of Greensboro; grandchildren, Paul Gregory Davis and wife, Kathryn, of Asheboro, Jay A. Carroll II and wife, Annie, of Charlotte, Ivey Jae Carroll of Raleigh and Jacquilyn Dianne Davis of Asheboro; great-grandchildren, Scarlett Isabella Davis of Asheboro, Holden Carroll, Shepard Carroll and Katie Carroll, all of Charlotte; and her faithful companion, Mitzi.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Floral Garden Park Cemetery, 1730 W. English Road in High Point.
Memorials may be made to the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, State Library of North Carolina, 1841 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27635-0001.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Carroll family. Please share remembrances and condolences at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Mar. 1 to Mar. 7, 2018