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Wilna R. Carroll

October 30, 1925 - March 25, 2015

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Wilna Ruth Carroll passed away March 25, 2015. She was born October 30, 1925 in Holyoke, MA to William and Frieda Webb. Wilna grew up in Holyoke, MA and graduated from Holyoke High School. She met Don Winston Carroll when he asked her to go roller skating. They were married in 1950 and have celebrated 64 years in love. As a young lady she enjoyed roller skating, square dancing and traveling around the United States. Their favorite vacation spot was the summer cottage in Massachusetts. While living in Massachusetts they were members of the Methodist...

Wilna Ruth Carroll passed away March 25, 2015. She was born October 30, 1925 in Holyoke, MA to William and Frieda Webb. Wilna grew up in Holyoke, MA and graduated from Holyoke High School. She met Don Winston Carroll when he asked her to go roller skating. They were married in 1950 and have celebrated 64 years in love. As a young lady she enjoyed roller skating, square dancing and traveling around the United States. Their favorite vacation spot was the summer cottage in Massachusetts. While living in Massachusetts they were members of the Methodist Church where Wilna taught Sunday school. In 1980 they settled in Grand Prairie, Texas and became members of The Woods Methodist Church and the Silver Sneakers. Wilna enjoyed knitting, crocheting, fishing and camping. She was the #1 checkers player, collected elephants and liked to play cards with her friends. A sweet and loving wife and mother, she never met a stranger due to her talkative nature. Her main loves in life were her husband who she was inseparable from, her children and grandchildren. She made it a point to always attend her grandchildren's activities. She worked till her sons were born then she became a full time mother and homemaker. Wilna had a wonderful sense of humor and was caring nature toward everyone she knew. She loved cookbooks, watching cooking shows and spoiling her grandchildren. She was very active throughout her life; keeping up with the grandchildren and riding bikes with her husband. Wilna is preceded in death by her parents William Webb and Frieda Narr Webb; siblings Hazel Tenney and Frank Webb. Survived by her husband Don Winston Carroll; sons Don W. Carroll II and his wife Debbie, William Carroll and his wife Tina, Richard Carroll and his wife Debbie; grandchildren Matthew Carroll and his wife Meagan, Aaron and Brian Carroll of Big Spring, Texas; niece Hazel Panageotopoulos and her husband Jim.