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Obituary- Carroll Benedict


Carroll Stone Benedict 67 of Glasgow died Tuesday night August 28, 2007 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY. Carroll was born in Glasgow the son of the late Garland S. and Pearl Underwood Benedict. He was the owner and operator of Benedict and Benedict Inc. and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was very active in civic and community affairs and at the present was serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of T. J. Samson Community Hospital. Carroll was also a member and past president of the Glasgow Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow, was a former member and chairman of the Glasgow Board of Education, and a member and former director of the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed tennis and horses and was an avid Tennessee Walking Horse Breeder and had served as president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders Assn.

He is survived by his wife Karen Lewis Benedict; a son Spencer Benedict and wife Carrie of Glasgow; a daughter Jane Layton Benedict of Glasgow; a grandson Austin Benedict of Glasgow; an aunt Rachel Benedict of Etoile; his mother-in-law Ernestine Lewis of Glasgow; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Jane and C.E. Rutledge of Glasgow and Steve and Laura Lewis of Franklin, TN. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 10:00am Friday August 31, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church in Glasgow with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00pm Thursday at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home and at the church on Friday from 8:00am until time for services.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to: The American Cancer Society, c/o Nancy Richardson 110 Ashwood Ln., Glasgow, KY 42141; the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 500 S. Green St., Glasgow, KY 42141 or the Plaza Theater, 115 East Main St., Glasgow, KY 42141.

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