Stroud, Carol Stearns
Carol Stearns Stroud, 87, died on January 22, 2020, following a short illness with COVID-19. She had resided at a Dolan Memory Care home (Clermont) for 8 1/2 years. Carol was born and raised in Greensboro, N.C., and was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wake Forest University. During most of her working years she was a copywriter for Avon Products in New York City. Following her marriage to Carl Leon McGahee in 1980, they lived in Tennessee, West Virginia, and, since 1993, St. Louis. Her retirement years were mostly devoted to volunteer activities and various arts and crafts. She is survived by a nephew, Thomas Moody Stroud, and two nieces, Susan Forman and Martha Ann Litchfield, all residing in North Carolina.
Services: Her burial will take place at Bellefontaine Cemetery on January 26 and will be private.