SHARON RENEE LONG CARROLL, 44, of Huntington, wife of her beloved husband, Michael Carroll, answered the call to meet the Lord on October 17, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, after giving birth to her precious baby girl, due to many complications brought on by COVID-19. She was born August 1, 1976, a daughter of John W. Long III and Crystal R. Long. In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by grandparents, Libbie Cyrus of Huntington and Leon and Barbara Ramey of Milton; mother-in-law, Linda Carroll; sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and J.T. Waggy; brother and sister-in-law, John “Jay” W. and Jennifer Long; uncle, William “Corky” Asbury; stepchildren, Lauren, Andrew and Alex Carroll; as well as many cousins and friends. By the Grace of God, her little daughter Anniston Grace also survives her, whom she loved for eight months, but never got to hold in her loving arms. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John W. and Greta R. Long; grandfather, Gallie R. Cyrus; and special aunt, Sharon R. Price. Renee attended Marshall University and graduated from Shawnee State University. She was an Occupational Therapist, having worked in many different local nursing homes, as she enjoyed helping others through her chosen profession. Funeral services will be conducted at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church, 5385 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, at noon Saturday, October 24, 2020, with Dr. David Lemming and Pastor Chuck Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow in Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne, W.Va. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Guests are urged to wear a mask and follow COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines. Renee’s funeral services will be livestreamed on the Henson and Kitchen Mortuary Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/hensonandkitchen. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the below noted GoFundMe page to help with Renee’s new baby girl, Anniston. www.gofundme.com/f/expenses-for-the-family-of-renee-carroll. Henson and Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington, W.Va., near Barboursville, is caring for the family. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonandkitchen.com.
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