GARLAND – Carol Frances Rollins, 73, died Feb. 9, 2009, at a Dexter health care facility. She was born July 23, 1935, in Dexter, a daughter of Fred and Charlotte (Lowell) Rollins. She was educated in Garland Grammar School and graduated from Dexter High School in 1954 and Husson College in 1956. She was an active member of 4-H in her youth and attended 4-H congress in Chicago. After working for a time for Pappy Rappy and Smiling Dave, she worked at Sears department store for 43 years. Carol was active in community affairs, serving as missions treasurer of Garland Community Baptist Church, treasurer of Garland Grange and secretary of Garland Historical Society. Carol is survived by sisters, Sandra and husband, James Thomas, of Garland, and Shirley Jeanne and husband, Norman Gould, of Wilton; a sister-in-law, Jean Rollins of Garland; nieces and nephews, Alyce and husband, Bill Masters, Mary and husband, Peter Wilson, Kevin Thomas and wife, Shari Allen, Terry Thomas, Margaret and husband, Nate Daku, Marcia and husband, Brian Crosby, Nathan Gould and fiancee, Tracey Ayotte, and Ernest and wife, Andrea Rollins; and aunts, Joyce Mitchell and Molly Rowe. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Ralph; her uncle, Bradley Lowell; and her aunt, Thelma Allen. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main St., Dexter. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Garland Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Buzzell officiating. Spring burial will be at West Garland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Garland Grange Roof Fund, care of Jean Rollins, secretary, 278 Dexter Road, Garland, ME 04939. Those who wish may sign an online guest register and leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.
CAROL F. ROLLINS
Posted Feb. 09, 2009, at 7:39 p.m.