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Joan Carroll


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Joan Carroll Obituary
Mrs. Joan Carroll, 84, of Clarksville, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at her home near Clarksville, Mo.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Pat Glenn officiated. Burial was at the Jordan-Buffalo Cemetery near Louisiana.
Visitation was held from 9:00 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born on January 27, 1934 in Louisiana, Mo. to Walter F. Pitzer and Helen Mackey Pitzer. She was married to Malcom H. Carroll, Jr. on October 18, 1953 in Louisiana and he preceded her in death on December 23, 1998.
Joan is survived by her children, Jeffery Carroll (Beverly) of Quincy, Ill., Janice Carroll (Keith Duke) of Bartlesville, Okla., Douglas Carroll (Sheila) of Lincoln, Neb., and Walter Carroll (Dianna) of Westminster, Md., nine grandchildren, Christine Scriven, Tim Griffin, Eric Griffin, Andrew Carroll, Ryan Carroll, Evan Carroll, Mackenzie Carroll, Trevor Carroll, and Kiley Jo Carroll, one great-granddaughter, Kiara Scriven, one brother, Jim Pitzer of Louisiana, and one sister, Oey "Ellen" Spears of Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, an infant grandson, Jeffrey John Carroll, one brother Bob Pitzer, and an infant brother, Walter Thomas Pitzer.
Born and raised in Louisiana, Joan had worked at MFA in Louisiana, after graduating High School in 1951. After being married to Malcomb she became an Air Force Wife. Over those years they had moved frequently living in Rantoul, Ill., San Antonio, TX, Wichita Falls, TX, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Omaha, Neb., Wiesbaden, Germany, and then settled in Plattsmouth, Neb. for 31 years until moving to Clarksville, Mo. in 1986.
While living in Plattsmouth, Joan had cooked for the Meals on Wheels program, was active in the local athletic boosters, and a member of the Bridge Club. Living in Clarksville, she was an Elder of the Calumet Presbyterian Church, had served on the Jordan-Buffalo Cemetery Board. She was a member of the Elkettes and helped with the Community Food Pantry in Louisiana, Mo.. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, volunteering her help, and playing bridge along with giving lessons at the Trimble House.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Jordan-Buffalo Cemetery in care of Becky Chitwood, P.O. Box 1, Louisiana, MO or to the Donor's Choice.
Published in Reader Connection on Jan. 9, 2019
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