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Joyce Pate Carroll
March 5, 1943 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Mae Joyce Carroll, 80, of Linden, passed away Monday August 28, 2023 at her home. She was born to Jessie McCutcheon Pate and James William Pate in the Hardin Bottom Community on the Perry/Wayne County Lines. She married James Kyle Carroll on March 7, 1959. She had worked at Washington Manufacturing factory and Johnson Controls for several years before going to work at Perry Community Hospital where she worked for 34 years before retiring. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Daughters of the American Revolution and United Daughter's of the Confederacy. She was a proud supporter of the Military and often placed flags on fallen soldiers graves. She was a friend to most everyone she met and she would help you anyway she could sometimes giving the last penny she had. In her younger days her and her husband Kyle used to plant a huge garden and after work they would pick and prepare everything for her to can. She loved going to the Great Smokey Mountains and often went with a group of friends from the hospital and her family. She enjoyed baking cakes and cookies, Coconut Cake, Chocolate Ding Dong Cake were her specialties along with Chocolate Chip and no bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies, crocheting blankets and scarves and watching her hummingbirds "fight" looking out the window from her chair. She loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and was a strong, tough, loving lady, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be terribly missed by those that loved her.
In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband James Kyle Carroll, a sister Nellie Burton and brothers Kenneth and Dallas "Myrtle" Pate.
Survivors include her children James Dale (Nora) Carroll of Counce, Tn. and Melissa (Henry) Loggins of Linden, Tn., grandchildren Dustan Carroll and Charles Carroll of McEwen, Tn., Curtis (Angel) Loggins and Will Loggins of Columbia, Tn. and Matthew Loggins of Linden, Tn., great-grandchildren Lindsay, Dalton, Alex and Caiden Loggins and Drake Harris, a brother Doug (JoAnn) Pate of Waverly, sister-in-law Kaye Pate of Parsons and a host of other loving family members and many friends.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Friends of the Perry County Library or for mowing of the Woods-Treadwell Cemetery.