Brenda Gail Carroll was born on Aug. 27, 1943, in Coleman, Texas, to John Wiley Clark and Bessie McMeans Clark.

Brenda loved life, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild as well as all the members of her family and the many friends she had accumulated during the years she spent on earth. She was very passionate about the Texas Rangers, the Cowboys, the Red Hat Society, playing games, and of course, the Republican Party. She did not care about your political affiliation; if you were her friend you knew it and she was a loyal friend to all.

Brenda was preceded in death by a grandson, David Carroll III; her parents, JW and Bessie Clark; a brother, Bobby Clark; and her in-laws, Barbara Wisecup, Onie Carroll, Onie Sr. and Dorothy Carroll.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 52 years, David R Carroll Sr.; sons, David Carroll Jr. and wife Cassie of Jackson, Miss., and Troy Carroll and wife Jenifer of Brownwood. Her surviving grandchildren, are Brittany Carroll of Lubbock, Matthew Carroll of Detroit, Mich.,Cason Carroll of Lubbock, Austin and Madison Carroll of Jackson, Miss., Gray and Mason Glaze of Jackson, Miss., Kaleb Hopson of Huntsville and Kaleigh Hopson of Santa Anna. Her surviving great-grandson, is Lyric Crowder. Mrs. Carroll has two surviving brothers, Don and wife Elna Clark and Pat and wife Sandy Clark. Her surviving sister is Mary Beth and husband Melvin Felch of Brownwood. Charlotte Carroll of Lubbock; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives survive Mrs. Carroll as well.

A memorial service is planned to be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Central United Methodist Church of Brownwood. Brother Art Allen and John Beckling will officiate.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made in Mrs. Carrollís name to a charity of your choice. Family and friends of Brenda Carroll may sign the guest register at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.