James “Jim” Noel Carroll, age 87, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 21, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on January 12, 1936 to his loving parents James Leon Carroll and Asbie Carroll, both have preceded him. Jim is also preceded by his sister in law Mildred Carroll. He served in the Air Force and was a Veteran in the Korean War. Jim was a helper of many preachers and evangelist for up to 50 years and was a charter member of Gospel Light Baptist Church. Jim worked for the Railroad for 30 years. He was a builder, developer, coin and precious metals dealer. Jim enjoyed fishing and traveling with his best friend Tommy. He also enjoyed watching his daughter grow up, play ball and taking her deep sea fishing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Betty L. Glasgow-Carroll; daughter, Jessicah A. Lee; brothers, Ralph L. Carroll (Ruth) and Jerry F. Carroll, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Gospel Light Baptist Church in Helena, Al. A visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. Jim will be laid to rest in the Alabama National Cemetery with Honors at 12:30 p.m. Former Pastor Steve Kilpatrick and Pastor Gary Bohman will be officiating. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Gospel Light Baptist Academy Building Project.