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Marguerite D. Carroll


Marguerite Diane Carroll, age 83, formerly of Gainesville, FL, presently of Amelia Island, FL passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, FL.

Born on February 25, 1934 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Taze Wright and Catherine Marie Manning. She had lived in Northern Virginia before moving to Florida and living in Gainesville prior to moving to Amelia Island in 2003.

Mrs. Carroll worked in the banking industry for years in Virginia and was a member of the American Banking Association and St. Michael Catholic Church of Fernandina Beach.

She leaves behind her husband, Phillip P. Carroll Jr., Amelia Island, FL, children, James Aker, Wilmington, DE, Dyanne Hughes, Amelia Island, FL, Neal Aker, Fernandina Beach, FL, a brother, Curtis Wright, Arizona, sisters, Claire Marie McLendon, Colorado, and Laura Lee Mender, Mississippi, and grandchildren, Scott, Keith, Logan and Kimberly Aker, Cody Soard, Daniel Chronister, Tracey Simrell and Candice Hellyar. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Aker Chronister.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley Heard with her son, Jim Aker officiating.

Further services and burial will take place on Monday at 10:30 am from the graveside in Evergreen Cemetery, Gainesville, FL.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Warner Center for Caring via www.communityhospice/give (designate the Jane and Bill Warner Center for Caring).


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