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LAKELAND - Mary Lois Mimms-Carroll, 91 of Lakeland, died peacefully in her sleep July 30, 2012, due to natural causes.
Mary was born March 16, 1921 in Eutaw, AL to Samuel and Gladys (Roberts) Richardson and moved to Lakeland in 1945 coming from Louisville, KY. Mary was employed as a manager for Kmart and the former J. M. Fields Store in Lakeland.
She is preceded in death by her two husbands, David Mimms II and Carl C. Carroll; her son, David Mimms, III and her daughter, Evelyn Snow. Mary is survived by her step-sons, Wayne (Liz) Carroll of Lakeland and David (Kathy) Starling of Bunnell, FL; her step-daughter, Gloria (Monty) Jones of Land-O-Lakes; her sisters, Martha Bruce and Libby (John) Pressler, both of San Antonio, TX and Helen Jody of Braggs, OK; her brother, Norman (Barbara) Richardson of Berlin, Maryland; her grandson, David (Bobbi) Mimms, IV of Lakeland; three great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter and numerous step-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 7pm Friday at the Lakeland Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Lakeland Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice.
Published in Ledger on Aug. 2, 2012