Otus Carroll, age 87 of Rocky Top

Otus Carroll, age 87 of Rocky Top, TN passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2019 at Tennova North Medical Center in Powell, TN. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. Otus loved races and ford cars. He was a member of the Fratersville Baptist Church in Fratersville, TN and enjoyed his bible study classes at Clinch River Baptist Church in Rocky Top, TN.

Otus was preceded in death by his parents, King and Mattie Carroll; wife, Reba Carroll; brother, Clayburn Carroll; and sister, Edna Bratcher.

He is survived by his sisters, Georgia Jobe and husband Johnny of Rocky Top, TN, and Helen Bowlin and husband Ralph of Fratersville, TN; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Otus’s family will receive his friends on Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm with his funeral service to follow at 7:00pm in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN with Rev. Larry Webster officiating.

His interment and graveside service will be at Oak Grove cemetery in Rocky Top, TN on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 3:00pm.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

Check Also

Reverend John “Farley” “J.F.” Hooks

Our Dad, Reverend John “Farley” “J.F.” Hooks went to meet his Heavenly Father on July …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *