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Thomas Manning Carroll Jr.


1931 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Thomas Manning Carroll Jr. Obituary
Carroll, Jr. Dec. 21, 1931 - July 5, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY A Memorial Service for Thomas Manning Carroll, Jr. will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma City. Thomas Manning Carroll, Jr. was born Dec. 21, 1931, in Okemah, OK to Thomas Manning Carroll and Gladys Opal (Driskill) Carroll. He passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Stillwater, OK at the age of 85. Mr. Carroll, resident of Oklahoma City, grew up in Okemah and was a graduate of Okemah High School. He later received a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering and geological engineering from The University of Oklahoma. Mr. Carroll played football at OU during the record 47-game winning streak under Coach Bud Wilkinson. He and Mary Elizabeth Parham were married on March 10, 1960, in Arizona; she later preceded him in death Dec. 14, 2016. Mr. Carroll served his country with the United States Army 45th Infantry during the Korean War and was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Sidney Harnden; and one brother, Bill Carroll. Survivors include his son, Stanley Carroll and wife Lori, of Stillwater, OK; two daughters, Chris Garber and husband Bradley, of Tulsa; and Leslie Kroum and husband Russell, of Washington; one brother, Robert Carroll; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Arrangements handled by Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.ParksBrothersFuneralHome.com www.parksbrothersfuneralhome.com
Published in The Oklahoman on July 11, 2017
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