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James Melvin CARROLL

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CARROLL, James Melvin JAMES MELVIN CARROLL James Melvin Carroll, 68, of Marietta, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Marietta, GA. Born to Marshall and Dorothy Carroll on July 24, 1945 in Atlanta, GA. Jim graduated from Blacksburg High School in Blacksburg, VA in 1964. After high school, Jim joined the Army National Guard before attending Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He returned to Marietta, GA where he married Melanie Hamilton in 1970. Jim was a long time business owner who founded Georgia Mountain Water in 1981. He is survived by his wife, Melanie Carroll of Marietta; two sons, Jamie and Edward (Sinwua) both of Marietta; his daughter, Suzanne Carroll of Marietta; a granddaughter Maylu; three sisters, Marsha Flanigan of Athens, TN, Pat Young and Gail Johnson of Blue Ridge, GA; three brothers, Tommy Carroll of Blue Ridge, GA, Steve Carroll of Kennesaw, GA, and Jeff Straub of MN; as well as many nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall and Dorothy Carroll and his brother, David Carroll. Visitation will be held 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta. Funeral Service will be Monday, April 28, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Sandy Plains Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jim's memory to the : http://honor.americanheart.org/goto/JimCarroll www.mayeswarddobbins.com 770-428-1511


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 26, 2014
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