Memorial services celebrating the life of Mrs. Jennifer Hope Carroll, 76, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 8, 2022, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA with Rev. Lance Otwell officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until Service Time on Saturday.
Mrs. Carroll was born on September 13, 1946, and passed away on October 1, 2022, at the Gardens of Georgia Tucker in Monroe, LA. She retired from West Monroe High School, Northeast Louisiana University and York College. Hope loved kids of all ages. She dedicated her life to improving theirs. As a career educator at the high school and college level, she influenced, counseled, shaped, and enhanced thousands of students’ lives. She never stopped learning so that she could be the very best teacher. Hope was gracious and kind, she loved to tease, laugh and giggle. Her purpose in life was to enrich the lives of others, including her devoted husband of 46 years and her two children who love, admire and now miss her so very much. She was passionate and forgiving, firm yet tolerant. She wore the title of “Grandma” with great pride and adored her grandson. She loved Jesus and wasn’t ashamed to tell others about Him. She was a confidant and a friend, an advisor and a visionary. She lived a full and extraordinary life that will not soon be forgotten. Mrs. Carroll was a member of Peachtree Corners Baptist Church in Peachtree Corners, GA.
Preceding her in death are her husband of 46 years, Bob; father and stepmother, Cecil and Beverly Sue Stevens; mother and stepfather, Beauton and Jerry McCutchen; brothers, Jay Stevens and Jim McCutchen.
Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Mercer and husband, Denver; son, Bradley Carroll and wife, Dawn; grandson, Harris; sisters, Sharon Stevens, Toni Collins, Charlotte Mouser and husband, Doyce, and Melodie Roedel and husband, Darrell; numerous nieces, nephews, and the thousands of students who sat in her classrooms and worked tirelessly to meet newspaper and yearbook deadlines!!
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to one of the following: An Educational Foundation of your choice. If you knew Mrs. Carroll, you know education was her passion and something she believed in deeply and supported wholeheartedly; Dementia research to help one day stop this terrible disease; Wesleyan School Annual Fund, her grandson, Harris, attends school here- www.wesleyanschool.org/giving/wesleyan-fund/make-a-gift.
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