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Services for Allie Carruth will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017, at 1 pm at First Presbyterian Church in Meridian, MS. Dr. Rhett Payne and Rev. Bo Kyle officiating and Robert Barham Family Funeral home in charge of arrangements.

Surrounded by her family, Allie went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Ms.

Allie was born August 9, 2010, in Meridian, MS. Allie was a feisty, fearless, and brilliant curly headed little girl. She loved to dress up and sing. She loved to fish and could hunt like the boys. Spending time outdoors with family was a huge part of her life.

Allie was a first grader at Lamar Elementary School. She had so many friends who enjoyed her spunky little character. She loved art and designed and created things to share with her friends and family. Her blue eyes and sweet smile captured your heart instantly. She loved her animals and knew about the wonders of God's creation. Her laugh was infectious and her heart was full of love. Allie loved the Lord and celebrated Him by singing in church. Through her death, she was able to give life to others as an organ donor. The family is eternally grateful to the doctors and nurses at Blair E. Batson Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for all the love and care they provided Allie.

Survivors include her parents, Bill and Leslie Carruth, and her older brother, William Carruth. Paternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Ed Carruth (Olinda) of Stonewall,MS and Dr. and Mrs. David Geer (Charlie) of Meridian. Maternal grandparents, Ms. Lisa Forbert and Mr. and Mrs. Rick Sims (Diane) of Picayune, MS.
Great grandparents, Col. and Mrs. Sam Forbert (Aline), Mrs. Jane Terry, and Mrs. Sue Atwood, all of Meridian.
Aunts and uncles, Albree & Scotty Florey, Bailey & Kyle Henry, Jay & Lisa Carruth, Jim & Alisha Carruth, Kelly & Steve Deardorff, Clay & Lacey Perry, Allen & Robin McDaniel, and Micheal & Sylvia McDaniel.
Cousins, Scottland Sanders, Arlyn Grace Sanders, Shep Sanders, Jackson Florey, Addie Florey, Jaymee Carruth, Jake Holland, Robby Holland, Eli Perry, Claiborne Perry, Ruby McDaniel, Charlotte McDaniel, Drew McDaniel, Jacob McDaniel, and Mattie McDaniel.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Haarala, Joey Hollern, Scotty Florey, David Honeycutt, Craig Jordan, and Randy Freeman

Honorary pallbearers will be Lamar School Class of 2028 and the Deacons for First Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made in honor of Allie Carruth to
Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital (PICU):
Office of Development
2500 North State Street Jackson, MS 39216
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