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A Celebration of Bennie Carroll’s Life will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2019 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, TX, with burial following at Sycamore Cemetery in Burkeville, TX. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the funeral home.

A native of Winnsboro, LA, Bennie was a longtime resident of Burkeville, TX.

A member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Burkeville, he retired as a heavy equipment operator and was an accomplished maintainer finish blade operator. A working man, he enjoyed building things (he built his house and home). He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Vicky Carroll of Burkeville, TX; sons, Shannon Carroll and wife CeCe; and son James Carroll, all of Burkeville, TX; daughter Hollie Carroll and fiancé William Goodwin of Bossier, LA; sisters, Debbie Nobles and husband Rocky of Winnsboro, LA and Denay Carroll of Burkeville, TX; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a host of other family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Luther Carroll and his mother, Louise Carroll; and daughter, Angie Carroll.

Memorials may be made to Elliott House in Lufkin, TX 220 Gene Samford Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, Texas.