Carol Prothro, August 8, 1942~March 7, 2016

Carol-6 copyCarroll Prothro, 73, of Fayetteville died Monday, March 7, 2016 in Fayetteville.  She was born August 8, 1942 in Sulphur, OK. to OK Guy and Velma Maurine Bingham Williams.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed working with crafts and writing young peoples’ novels.  She attended Oklahoma City University obtaining degrees in psychology, biology and social work.

Preceded in death by two sons, Brandon Keith Selton Mullins and Brian Evan Knott.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Prothro of the home; a brother, Vance Williams and his wife, Elizabeth of Ft. Worth, TX.; two sister-in-laws, Jill Williams and husband, Jerry of Fayetteville and Lisa Thomason of Conway; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 11, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel.  Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lester C. Howick Animal Shelter of Washington County, 801 W. Clydesdale Dr., Fayetteville, AR. 72701.

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    robbie sutton » 07. Mar, 2016

    My dearest friend I will miss you so you gave me so much joy and comfort when I needed it most hugs and prayers for your family fly high with the angels also hug my daughter Amy for me as I know you two have already met until we met again Love you always in heart Robbie Sutton.

    Dorman Nelson » 07. Mar, 2016

    Much sympathy to you, your family and friends…..
    Dorman Nelson

    Janet Collins » 08. Mar, 2016

    Mike – my thoughts and prayers are with you. I send my condolences. I will be unable to attend services as I am dealing with my husband (cancer).

    Ronald and Mary Ford » 08. Mar, 2016

    Dear Mike,

    Our condolences on Carol’s passing. We will miss her. We are blessed to have known Carol and her example.

    Words are inadequate to convey our sorrow; we are praying for your peace and comfort.


    Ron and Mari Ford
    Chicago, IL

    Enola Bunton » 08. Mar, 2016

    I am so fortunate to have known her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Anonymous » 08. Mar, 2016

    Mike, so sorry for your loss. Hope you are coping. You are in our prayers and Carol is with her boys and her folks. May God bless and comfort you.

    wish we could have come for the service. You are in our thoughts at this sad time.

    Dixie Stricker » 08. Mar, 2016

    Mike, we are so sorry for your loss. you are in our prayers and thoughts. Sorry we aren’t able to be there for Carols service. God bless you and give you strength at this time.

    Daniel & Rebecca Doster & Robert Ford, Jr. » 08. Mar, 2016

    Dear Mike,

    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved wife, Carroll. How blessed we were to have her as part of our family. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers through the hard days ahead. We love you so,
    Dan & Becky and Uncle Robert

    Brenda Hornaday » 08. Mar, 2016

    I am praying for you in the loss of Carol. Know that many people that you do not even know are praying for you. Also, know that you have the support of your HHS classmates. My mother and sister are praying for you, as well.

    Londa Hayden » 08. Mar, 2016

    My deepest sympathy goes out to Mike and the surviving family members. Carol was such a dear, kind person and an excellent writer. I will continue to endeavor in my efforts to see her beloved “Hawk Trublood and the Mystery of Trublood Bay” become a published novel this year, her legacy. Carol was a treasure and a precious friend. It was blessed to know her and the work with her. I am honored she chose me to finish her final gift to mankind. May she rest in peace in the arms of our loving Savior.

    Sandra Baird nall » 08. Mar, 2016

    Sorry to learn of your wife’s passing. My prayers for you and your family.

    Name » 09. Mar, 2016

    My thoughts are with you Mike, and the rest of the family.
    A wish for comfort and healing.

    Lee Ross and Ellen Grunewald » 09. Mar, 2016

    It’s been a long time since we had fun together. I loved you Carol and when we were young we had some great times. I’ll miss you. Love you Lee Ross

    Terry Baransy » 10. Mar, 2016

    Time and distance haven’t diminished fond memories of my sweet cousin. Thoughts and prayers to all her family.

    John H Baransy » 11. Mar, 2016

    All of the Williams cousins were so very close as young kids, and we shared so many wonderful memories. Time and circumstances kept us apart as we grew older, but memory never fades. Rest in peace Dear Cousin. My deepest sympathies to your family and loved ones.

    Name » 14. Mar, 2016

    Hello Mike,
    I’m Carol’s cousin. My heartfelt condolences to you. You’re in my prayers. Sincerely, Tammi Williams

    Mattie Tolley » 17. Mar, 2016

    Tears are flowing. I did not know she had declined near to that point. She was a dear and friend of 50 years although our lives took different roads for much of it. Mike I am so sorry for your loss. You were so loving and caring to her and she loved you much as you did her. If I had known I would have come to the funeral. Can I reach you on her cell phone or will you send me yours. O Lord have mercy on us who mourn. Our loved one is finally at peace.

    David W Erickson » 17. Mar, 2016

    Mike, this is late, and I apologize; again, I am very sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, I did not know your wonderful wife that well. However, I am very happy for you and her for the years of happiness that you shared. Someday, you will see her anew. Gods Blessings to you and yours, and keep her memory alive!