Helen Carrol of Mt. Jackson VA, died in her sleep on October 26, 2014 at her mother’s home in Maurertown VA. She left with strong breezes on a crisp and bright autumn morning. She was born in Arlington VA, November 7, 1951. In her life, she volunteered for prisons, War Vets, unwed mothers homes, the aged, the disabled, and the Red Cross helping victims of tornado or fire. She is a 1970 graduate of Central H.S., Woodstock VA, who later attended the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Miami Florida. She worked for many years as a nurse at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center (formerly the Miami Heart Institute), then at the Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL. She finished her career working for 15 years as a Home Health Care Nurse caring for the sick and dying of many families in central rural Ohio. Being an avid lover of animals and nature, she tended many with unwavering love. She was athletic, gifted creatively, with leadership ability. Visionary, highly intuitive and deeply spiritual, she sought to develop through meditation and the Cherokee way. Her Cherokee name in English is ‘Mouse Turtle Water Singing’. She was a jolly, warm, and loving soul with a great laugh and sense of humor, who placed family above all bringing energy and fun.
She is preceded in death recently by her father, Arthur Leon Carrol, Sr. She is survived by her mother, Sarah Carrol of Maurertown VA; brother and sisters, Terry Brown (Frank) of Roswell GA, Tykie Carrol of Maurertown VA, Connie Carrol, and Chrissy Warner (Chuck) of Monrovia MD; Her beloved nieces and nephews survive her: children of Terry – Ian Brown (Catherine) and son Cameron, Allison Brown, Brooke Brown, Amy Greene (Mike) and son Nathanael, Sara Prendeville (Mike); children of Chrissy – Mike Warner and Deme Warner.
A Celebration of the Life of Helen Will Take Place at a Date to Be Determined