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Mary Nelle Beckler Carroll, 86, of Cocoa, went home peacefully to be with her Lord on December 4, 2017, surrounded by her family. Mary Nelle was born on May 3, 1931 in Copperhill, TN to Sam and Nelle Beckler.

She is predeceased in death by her husbands John Greene, Clarence Vereen, Garnet Craig and Robert Carroll; her brothers Don, Ray, Lee and her sister Betty.

She dedicated herself to teaching for 32 years in the Fannin County, GA and Brevard County, FL school system. After her retirement, she built her dream cabin back in her hometown of Copperhill. She enjoyed spending time traveling back and forth from her home in Cocoa to her cabin. She enjoyed many days there in the mountains and was a gracious hostess to many of us there. She enjoyed life, the outdoors and she was always up for a good adventure. She is best known for her love for Jesus and her unconditional love, concern and gracious giving to others.

She was a member of ADK Sorority, Daughters of the American Revolution, Cocoa/Rockledge Garden Club and a volunteer with Wuesthoff Hospital as a Pink Lady.

She was a loving mother to her son, Mark Greene (Nancy) and her daughter, Sherry Loadholtz (Tex). She adored all her grandchildren; Breanna, Tony, Troy, Ian, Hanna, Cole, Chris, Jacob, Josh. 12 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She loved her church and was a faithful member since 1959 of King Street Baptist Church in Cocoa. A visitation of friends and family will be held at American Burial and Cremation, Rockledge, FL on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 1-3 pm. She will be laid to rest in her family plot in the beautiful mountains of her hometown of Copperhill, TN.