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Carol Mae Mantooth

Tyler, Texas

Jun 15, 1949 – Nov 11, 2020 (Age 71)


June 15, 1949
November 11, 2020
Tyler, Texas


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Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Directors - Tyler Obituary

On the evening of November 11th , 2020, Carol Mae Mantooth of Tyler, Texas, passed away peacefully at the age of 71. Carol was born at home in the mountains of Duty Bee, Virginia on June 15th, 1949 to Conley C. and Truly Blanche Rasnake.

Carol graduated from the University Of Texas at Tyler in 1983 with a Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology. She enjoyed her life long career as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She began her counseling journey at The East Texas Crisis Center followed by 20+ years at Andrews Center. She briefly worked at the Methadone Clinic of East Texas, being a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor which was another great passion of hers. At the time of her passing she was employed by East Texas Psychological Services, where she worked with clients in their aging years. Carol had a true passion for helping others and being of service and this showed in her decades of work as a Counselor. 

Carol is survived by her daughter, Dawn Mantooth-Richey, son-in-law, Taylor Richey and granddaughter, Lyla Richey of Tyler, TX; niece, Katie Rasnake of Charlottesville, VA; nephew, Terry Rasnake of Scottsvillie, VA. and long time friends, Jimmy Mantooth and Janice Kaelin of Tyler, TX.

A time and date to celebrate the life of Carol has yet to be scheduled. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Carol’s name to the East Texas Crisis Center.

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