Carolyn O'Neal McCarley

July 6, 1943September 5, 2022
Obituary of Carolyn O'Neal McCarley
Carolyn (Carole) O. McCarley, 79, formerly of Baldwyn and Booneville, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022, at Diversicare Nursing Home, Ripley, MS, of terminal cancer. For 20 years, she had been treated off and on for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma cancer. She retired from nursing from NMMC as a Registered Nurse and loved her patients. Prior she was an LPN, which included being a travel nurse for various area hospitals, and was owner/operator of a beauty shop in Guntown, MS. She was of Baptist faith, baptized as a little girl beside her brother. She loved working in her yard and flowers, playing with her pets Rosie and Gabby, and enjoyed thrift stores. She is preceded in death by one of her sons Timothy Lee McCarley, and her parents, Maurine Prentice (Lew Prentice), and Buford O'Neal, and her brother Dr. William Larry O'Neal. She is survived by her remaining son, Tracy Neal McCarley, and her loving former husband and friend, John David Greenhill. McMillian Funeral Home of Booneville, MS, and Dr. Chester Wayne Harrison are providing a graveside service for family and friends at Prentiss County Memorial Gardens, Frankstown (Baldwyn), MS, on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 11:00 A.M.

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  • Tracy Neal McCarley Son
  • John David Greenhill Former Husband and friend
  • Timothy Lee McCarley Son (deceased)
  • Maurine Prentice Mother (deceased)
  • Buford O'Neal Father (deceased)
  • Dr. William Larry O'Neal Brother (deceased)

Past Services

Thursday, September 08, 2022

A Celebration of Life Graveside Service