Otis O. Carroll, 76, a well known retired farmer and livestock
raiser in the Farmersville vicinity most of his lifetime died at 9:45 p.m.
Monday (25 Mar 1957) at Deaconess
Hospital in Evansville, a few minutes after his arrival there by ambulance.
A heart condition was fatal.
Mr. Carroll and his wife, Daisy Margaret Pritchard Carroll, had
resided in recent years at 530 East Third street in Mt.Vernon.
Mr. Carroll's worsening condition resulted in his removal
yesterday from his home to the home of a son, William C. Carroll, at
Farmersville from where he was taken to the hospital. Mrs. Carroll, the
wife, who is ill, entered the L. & R. Nursing Home in New Harmony yesterday.
The deceased was a native of Posey county,
the son of John R. Carroll and Virginia Adzett Carroll.
He resided on a farm north of Farmersville during his years of
successful farming and livestock raising.
Mr. Carroll was an active Republican. He was a former member
of the Posey county Alcoholic Beverage Board and of the Black township Advisory
The body is at Short-Niehaus Funeral
Home. It will remain there through the funeral service to be conducted at
Thursday in Short-Niehaus chapel.
Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery. Rev. Temas
Taylor, pastor of Mt.Vernon
GeneralBaptistChurch, will be the officiating minister.
Surviving, in addition to the wife and son, are a daughter, Mrs.
Martha Overton, Evansville; seven grandchildren, and a brother, Walter T. Carroll, R.
R. 3, Mt.Vernon.