Heather Beckwith Carroll was born March 26, 1987 in Aberdeen, WA and passed away in Hollister, CA, sometime during the week of October 10 – 13, 2012. She spent the first year of her life at Lake Quinault, WA.
In 1988 her father, Mark, a member of United States Army, was assigned to Germany where they lived until 1993 when the family moved to Suquamish, WA, where Heather attended school.
Heather and her family were members of their community church in Kingston where she was involved in Sunday school, children’s choir, and other activities. She lived there until 2004, moving to Las Vegas, NV, where she met her husband Grady Carroll.
Heather was a devoted wife and mother. Riley, Heather and Grady’s son, was born in Las Vegas on July 7, 2007.
Riley was the love of Heather’s life. She was an exceptional mother not only to her son, but regularly cared for other children in her home.
In 2011, Heather, Grady and Riley moved to Hollister, CA, near Grady’s parents Mike and Susan Carroll.
Heather exuded happiness and joy. Many of her friends described her as “an angel.” She gave freely of her time and resources to others.
Heather is preceded in death by her grandmothers, Shirley O. Reeves and Judith C. Ogle.
She is survived by her son, Riley Adam Carroll, and husband, Grady Carroll of Hollister; her father and mother, Mark and Mardi Beckwith of Prosser, WA.; her sister, April Souza of Wasilla, Alaska; brother, Matthew Beckwith of Long Island, NY; and her grandfathers, Harold Reeves of Silverdale and John C. Ogle of Danville, WA, along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and adoring friends.
Private Services are planned for Monday, October 22, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. at San Juan Oaks Country Club.
Donations can be made to the Heather Carroll Memorial Fund at the COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SAN BENITO COUNTY At 829 San Benito St. Suite 200 Hollister, CA 95023 Or any branch of SANTA BARBARA BANK AND TRUST