Carroll Koonce Barron, 87, of Cabot, Arkansas passed away March 6, 2021 in Sherwood, Arkansas. He was born in Fordyce, Arkansas on January 25, 1934.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James Cleveland Barron and Rowena Koonce Barron; his sister, Minnie Reba Owen and brother-in-law, George Mayronne.
Carroll is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Mary Ann Barron; his children, James Barron, Daniel Barron (Kae), and Amy Wren; his grandchildren, Jim Burge, Lydia Petersen (Nathan), Meaghan Wren, Jeremiah Wren (Alyssa), and Stuart Wren; great grandchildren, Tommy Fiechtner (Jessica), Katie Petersen, and Sophia Wren; great great grandchildren, Veronica and Liliana Fiechtner; his sister, Nancy Mayronne; grandnephew, Carl Brassfield and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
Carroll proudly served and retired from the United States Marine Corps. He served during the Korean War and Vietnam War. Carroll was a Freemason and a member of the Eastern Star. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cabot. He enjoyed collecting rocks, reading books, doing puzzles, and deer hunting. Carroll was a loving man who was true to his word and his mantra in life was adapt and overcome. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, and family man. He will be missed by all who knew him.
In light of the current health concerns, Carroll’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines. All guests in attendance will be required to wear masks, and social distancing guidelines will be in place.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Freehouse Cemetery, C/O Elaine McDougald, 1680 Mt. Elba Rd, New Edinburg, AR 71660.
Carroll’s visitation will be on Monday, March 15, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville. Graveside funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Freehouse Cemetery on Ar-8 in New Edinburg, Arkansas.
Services are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.
Online guestbook is available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com