The Newnan Times-Herald


Ernest 'Ernie' Jesse Carroll III

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Apr. 19, 2017 - 11:10 PM

Ernest “Ernie” Jesse Carroll III, 57, of Sharpsburg, Georgia passed away Tuesday April 18, 2017.

Ernie was born October 28, 1959, in Miami, Florida to Ernest J. Carroll Jr. and Barbara Ann Mann. Ernie is preceded in death by his father, Ernest J. Carroll Jr., and father-in-law, Clarence E. Crew.
Ernie is survived by his wife, Mary C. Carroll, mother; Barbara Ann Mann; step-father, Wiliam Jennings, mother-in-law, Emma Dell Crew; children, Vanessa Jordan Carroll, Melissa Cheyenne Carroll, Bruce Alan Leffingwell Jr. and Alana Marie Leffingwell; grandchildren, Jordan Jesse Thompson, Trinity Pearl Carroll, Elisha Mya Carroll, Andrew Michael Thompson, Kaylyn Lena Whitcher, Lillian “Lily” Leffingwell and Bruce “Buck” Alan Leffingwell III; brothers, Dwayne and Kenny Carroll; and sisters, Jamie Jennings and Jessie Lyric Acosta.

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A celebration of life will be held on Friday April 21, 2017 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Charles Rehberg officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 1101 Northchase Parkway Suite 1, Marietta, Georgia 30067