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Carol Eck

February 1, 1932 ~ January 3, 2020 (age 87)


Carol Eck, 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on January 3, 2020.


Carol was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 1, 1932 to William and Jean Masters.


Carol earned her nursing degree in 1953 from Presbyterian University Hospital in Pennsylvania. She practiced nursing as an RN in Pennsylvania, Florida, and Georgia. She had a diverse nursing career that lasted 40 years.


Carol and Tom moved to Dahlonega, Georgia in May 1997. They became active members of Dahlonega United Methodist Church. Carol and Tom sang in the choir for many years. They loved Dahlonega, the Holly Theater, and the mountains.


Carol and Tom purchased an RV and lived their retirement dream. They traveled throughout the United States and Alaska. They made wonderful RV friends and had lasting memories of their trips.


She is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Eck and parents William and Jean Masters, and her son Richard Mills.


Carol is survived by her children Linda Mahler (Stewart) of Cumming, Georgia and Cara Jones of Chamblee, Georgia. She also has two step children Bonnie Lovelle (Jimmie) of Tampa, Florida and Tem Eck of Flowery Branch, Georgia. Carol has six grandchildren; Duke Mills of Jacksonville, Florida, Joe Mills of Jacksonville, Florida, Tommy Eck of Flowery Branch, Georgia, Duncan Eck of Flowery Branch, Georgia, Katie (Matt) Matthews of Kennesaw, Georgia, and Carter Hastings of Land O Lakes, Florida.

Carol has six great grandchild; Gemma Phoenix Shahan of Flowery Branch, Georgia, Taylor Matthews of Kennesaw, Georgia, Drew Matthews of Kennesaw, Georgia, Austin Hastings of Land O Lakes, Florida, Lyla Hastings of Land O Lakes, Florida, and Wylder Hastings of Land O Lakes, Florida.


Visitation will be held at Dahlonega Funeral Home on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 3:00 to 5:00pm.


The Funeral Service will be held at Dahlonega United Methodist Church on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00am.


In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Carol’s name to the American Heart Association.


Condolences may be expressed at


Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home 20 Gibson road, Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-864-3683




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January 10, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dahlonega Funeral Home
20 Gibson Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Funeral Service
January 11, 2020

11:00 AM

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