Anna Lee Dawes Thornton Carroll

Mrs. Anna Lee Dawes Thornton Carroll, 95, died May 13, 2019.


Mrs. Carroll was born June 18, 1923, in the Stella Community and spent her childhood in Giles County. She was the last surviving child of nine siblings. After retiring, she continued to work at Maybelle Carter Assisted Living Center for almost 10 years. During that time she still managed to host holiday get togethers and spend weekends with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a strong, do it all kind of woman; at age 84, she finally officially retired. She is preceded in death by husband B. J. (Sonny) Carroll; parents, Arthur and Zamer Dawes; daughter Shirley Thornton Eubank; and son-in-law Ray H. Eaton Jr.


Memorial services were June 4 at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home.


Survivors include daughter Gail Thornton Eaton; son-in-law Terry Eubank and wife Donna; grandchildren, Darryl Eubank and wife Teresa, Gina Penix and husband Alan, Ray H. Eaton Jr., Sandra Stromatt and husband Tim, Dale Eubank and wife Katrina, Dana Hatfield and husband Todd; great-grandchildren, Clay Eubank, Blair Eubank, Camden Eubank, Brandi Penix, Amanda Penix, Sam Hatfield, Lucas Hatfield, Tyler Stromatt, Al Shed, Sissy Shed; great-great grandchild Khloe Ford; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.