Mildred “Millie” Ann Carroll, 56, of Brownwood, Texas, passed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene surrounded by her loving family. She was cremated under the direction of the Heartland Funeral Home and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Millie was born Jan. 13, 1953, in Brownwood, Texas, to Richard and Juanita Gilbert Gollihar. On May 29, 1969, Millie was married to Edward Carroll. She was a homemaker and loved to sew. She loved her two Chihuahuas, Spuds and Pee Wee, and her family. The walls of her home are papered with pictures of loved ones.

Survivors are her husband: Edward Carroll of Brownwood, Texas; sons, Edward and Roger Fowler of San Antonio, Texas; daughters, Ruthie Miller and husband Shane of Midland, Texas, and Kathy Carroll of Brownwood, Texas; niece, Sandra Fields of Brownwood, Texas; nephews, Thomas Berry and “Little Edward” Berry of Brownwood, Texas; and numerous grand-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Kathy Gollihar.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.