Brenda Sandidge Carroll, 62

March 30, 2015

Brenda CarrollBrenda Sandidge Carroll, 62 of Saint Inigoes, MD passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Charles Town, WV. Born on May 1, 1952 in Patuxent River, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ronald Francis Sandidge, Sr., and Erma Marie McKay Sandidge.

On December 19, 1970, Brenda married Leo Elmer Carroll at Trinity Episcopal Church in St. Mary’s City, MD. Together, they celebrated over 44 wonderful years. She was employed by St. Mary’s College of Maryland in library acquisitions until her retirement in 1994. She was an animal lover, especially cats. She enjoyed the piano and working in the yard with her flowers. She also enjoyed playing the slot machines. Her greatest love was for her family, especially her granddaughters. She was a member of the Fleet Reserve Lodge 93 and a volunteer with the Point Lookout Light House Association and Angel Wings and Things.

In addition to her beloved husband, Brenda is survived by her daughter Jennifer Leigh Carroll (John D. Johnston) of St. Inigoes, MD; her brother, Ronald Francis “Ronnie” Sandidge, Jr. (DeLesa) of Fredericksburg, VA; her two granddaughters, Emma Johnston Carroll and Leah Johnston Carroll; and many extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents.

A Memorial Service will be celebrated by Reverend John A. Ball on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 47477 Trinity Church Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s County Animal Welfare League, P.O. Box 1232, Leonardtown, MD 20650 or Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.