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Mrs. Cynthia Anne “Cindy” Carroll of New Hill, N.C., passed away peacefully at her home on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022, at the age of 77.

Cindy was born to parents, Wade Alexander Broome and Johnnie Ruth Dillard on December 14, 1944, in DeLand, Florida. She grew up in Concord, N.C,. before moving to Cary in 1963, where she remained and built her life. For more than 35 years, she and her husband owned and operated successful businesses together, while Cindy, an award-winning baker, canner, and cake decorator, also baked and designed wedding cakes from her commercial kitchen, “Baking Dreams and Memories.”

In 2006, she and her husband moved to Chatham County. N.C., where her husband grew up. Together, they built her dream home on 22 acres that later became Shady Wagon Farm, a wedding and event venue in New Hill, N.C.

Cindy is survived by her children, Terri Yates (Chris), Jerry Moore, and Charlotte; her brother, Ken Broome of Raleigh; six grandchildren, Brandon, Melissa, Brooks, Paul, Stephen, and Adam; nine great-grandchildren, Alana, Annabella, Mia, Orion, Savannah, Davis, Blake, Remington, and Charlene. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gene Douglas Carroll, and brother, Wade Alexander Brooms Jr.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held at Shady Wagon Farm in New Hill, N.C. on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 4 p.m.