Carol Lucille Suchland, age 76, of Troy, MO went peacefully to be with the Lord on July 22, 2022.
She was born in La Plata, MO on August 3,1945. She graduated from La Plata High School and received a teaching degree from Northeast Missouri State College before receiving her Master’s in Education from UMSL and eventually becoming a licensed family therapist.
Carol Jackson married the love of her life, John Suchland on May 22, 1967; they were happily married 40 years.
Carol taught English for Chula Vista Christian High, was the director for the Crider Center in St. Charles and owned her own counseling business in Lincoln County for many years. She also authored Christian books for children.
Carol’s enthusiasm, joy of life and her love of Jesus Christ were evident to all who knew her. She truly enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and helping others. She was active in her church and several other ministries, including spearheading her local chapter for the National Day of Prayer. As a Navy wife, she appreciated the variety and beauty of God’s creation and relished travel and adventure.
Carol is survived by her three children: John (wife: Melinda), Jeff (wife: Gita), and Justin (wife: Lina), as well as her grandkids, Kayla, Joshua, Lilliana, Giselle, Justin, Autumn and Maia. She is also survived by her siblings: Robert Jackson (wife: Andy), Ann White (husband: Kenny), Tom Jackson and Becky Dawson.
Carol is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Suchland, and her brother-in-law, Craig Dawson.
A celebration of Carol’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Troy First Assembly of God on August 3rd. Pastor Joseph Britain will be officiating with a meal to follow. Family will visit the gravesite at Jefferson Barracks at 2:00 p.m. on the same day.
In lieu of flowers, cards may be given to the family or donations may be sent to the church’s missions fund or World Vision. The family of Carol wishes to thank Troy First Assembly and Pastor Britain for their help and support.
Carol’s influence, beauty and love will be missed until we meet again in eternity.