February 23, 1947 - October 31, 2019
Carole Anne Malone was born February 23, 1947 to Richard and Dorothy Wretman in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She departed this life of 72 years on October 31, 2019 in Kingwood, Texas. In 1962, mom and dad moved Carole and her sister Linda to Overland Park, Kansas, where she graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School. After high school, Carole moved to Austin, Tx where she welcomed her two beautiful children, Derrik and Stacie. In 1978 she moved to Abilene, Tx to become a mother and later in life a successful real estate agent. After retiring in May of 2019, she moved to Kingwood, TX to be closer her kids and her grandchildren, Bryson and Berkley.
> Carole spent most of her life focused on her kids and her kids activities. She LOVED Derrik and Stacie and wanted them (and their friends) to have every opportunity to see and do whatever they wanted. That love and dedication spilled over to her sister Linda, her friends and more recently her grandchildren. Carole will be missed, she enriched the lives of everyone she touched/met. Aside from spending time with family and friends, Carole loved to play and watch golf (especially texting her son-in-law when her favorite golfer was playing). She also loved to watch football and spend time with all of her pets over the years, Carole loved animals
> Carole is preceded in death by her parents and her brother-in-law, Doug Morris. Left to mourn her passing and celebrate her life are her children, Derrik Malone and his wife Cathy of Magnolia, Texas, a daughter, Stacie and her husband Brandon Bingham, a sister, Linda Morris of Abilene and two grandchildren, Bryson Bingham age 8 and Berkley Bingham age 6.
> The family intends to schedule a celebration of life in Abilene, Texas at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Rescue the Animals at 4620 N. 1st, Abilene, TX 79603 or visit their website at rescuetheanimals.org.
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