Obituary: Ruth Carol Carroll


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Ruth Carol Carroll, 90, of Carmel, died June 28 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. She was born on July 23, 1928, to Earl and Mary (Day) Spellmeyer in Covington, Ky.

Ruth was a member of Grace Church – North Indy Campus. She loved co-leading the Bible study at Manor Care Summer Trace. She married the love of her life, William Carroll, in 1950 after they began dating at age 15. She loved to read but especially loved her great-grandkids, who always looked forward to Ruth’s snacks and candy.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Rob) Yonan; sons, William (Aroub) Carroll II, and David (Theresa) Carroll; grandchildren, Chris (Kelsey) Yonan, Amy Yonan (Mo) Hammond, Jonathan Carroll, and Ryan Carroll; and great-grandchildren, Zayn Hammond, and Libby, Charley and Aram Yonan.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William Carroll; half-brother, Jerry Harler; and half-sister, Betty Luken.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at July 3 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Rd. in Fishers.

A second visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 8 with a funeral service to follow at Calvary Baptist Church, 3711 Tibbatts Street, Covington, Ky.

A private family burial procession will be at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Kentucky arrangements are being handled by Connley Brothers Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to GCC Foundation, 5504 East 146th Street, Noblesville, IN 46062; or at