Mary Carroll

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Daily Press
November 1, 1990


NEWPORT NEWS – Mary Scott Carroll, 87, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.

A native of Johnson City, Tenn., Mrs. Carroll had been a Peninsula resident since 1919.

Mrs. Carroll served as town clerk of Phoebus from 1943 to 1948. She was a USO volunteer during World War II and had worked as a Gray Lady at Dixie Hospital. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

She was a member and past president of the Phoebus Women’s Club and also served as president of the Altar Sodality at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mrs. Carroll was a charter member of Hampton Emblem Club and the Hampton Democratic Women’s Club.

She was presented the Phoebus Civic Association Community Service Award in 1972 and was recognized for 50 years of service to St. Joseph and St. Mary Star of the Sea churches.

Mrs. Carroll was founder of the Mother Seton Guild of St. Joseph and a member of the Past Presidents Club. She had served as election judge at the Phoebus Precinct and was also a member of the Mary Immaculate Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Scott Carroll Savage of Newport News and Alice Scott Bachmann of Sun City, Fla.; one sister, Noma Dance of Texarkana, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 8:30 tonight at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, Hampton.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church by the Rev. James C. Griffin. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oakland Cemetery, Hampton.

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