Carroll French (1917 - 2013)

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Carroll French, 96, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away peacefully in the VA Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.
He was born Feb. 5, 1917, in Van Buren County, Ark.
Carroll was married in 1940 to Nadean Emily Quinn and they had one daughter, Ann. In 1943, Carroll joined the Army and was quickly sent off to fight in World War II. In 1945, Carroll left the Army and decided to further his education so he enrolled in Little Rock Junior College where he earned a degree in business. This degree became very useful when he decided to start working for Keebler Cookie Company. Along with all of his accomplishments, his proudest was that he was a faithful member of Martindale Baptist Church in Little Rock, Ark.
Carroll was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nadean Emily French.
He is survived by his daughter, Ann Dumas, and her husband, David Dumas of Little Rock; grandchildren, Carol Kocsis, Quinn Woolsey, Gene Smith and Angie Smith; great-grandchildren, Heath Kocsis, Melody Maxey, Hattie Smith, Blake Smith, Sarah Woolsey, David Woolsey; great-great-grandchildren, Eliza Woolsey, Isabelle Woolsey, David (Buddy) Woolsey, Kaylee Saling, Parker Kocsis and Lorelei Maxey.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2013, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 501-224-8300.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Roller-Chenal Funeral Home Chapel, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Ark., at 10 a.m., followed by a burial at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Martindale Baptist Church building fund, 18900 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, AR 72210.
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Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Feb. 28 to Mar. 7, 2013
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