Gladys Veigl Carroll,

February 7, 2014 


Gladys Veigl Carroll, 98, of Lee’s Summit, passed away Jan. 25, 2014 at John Knox Village Hospice. A Funeral service was held at 7 p.m., Jan. 28 at Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene, 11811 State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo. A Visitation was held from 5-6:45 p.m., Jan. 28 at Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene with a burial in Cullman, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at Kansas City First Church of the Nazarene.

Gladys was born March 3, 1915 in Cullman, Ala. She was a nurse in Cullman for 40 years having been asked in the late 1960s to lead the nursing team that helped open the first ICU at Cullman Hospital. Gladys was a loving mother and friend, compassionate and kind to all. She was faithful to God and the Church of the Nazarene throughout her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Zona Boone Canant; siblings, Melba, Juanita, Oran, and Evelyn; husband, Frank J. Veigl (1964); husband, Paul F. Carroll (1984). Survivors include a daughter, Judy Veigl; step-children, Charles (Glenna), Mabel (Bob) Emerson, Sarah (John (2007)) Dunn, Eunice (Ron) Rankin, Fletcher (Millie), Paul (Faith), Polly (Lee) Gangaware; 16 step-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Condolences may be left online at

(Arrangements: McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 St. Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.)

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