Carroll A. Bay, nee Dowdy, 76, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, July 29, 1946, in LeFlore, OK, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022 at Dammert Care Center in Belleville, IL.
Carroll worked as an elementary school teacher in her early years and retired as a beloved preschool teacher from Mothers Day Out at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Belleville, IL. Carroll spent her life taking care of her family, along with any and all friends or animals her children brought home. Those closest to her will remember her quick wit and gentle, accepting nature.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: Charles W. Bay
- Son: Jon Bay
- Parents: Argus and Eugenia, nee Williams, Dowdy
- Brother: Argus Dowdy
Surviving are her:
- Geoff Bay of Houston, TX
- Jordan Bay of Belleville, IL
- Jennifer Bay of Belleville, IL
- Janet Dowdy
- Debbie Andrews
- Dear nieces and nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association