LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 18 at the First Baptist Church for Mrs. Carson, 85, of Lebanon.
Born Dec. 10, 1925, in the Smith County community of Hickman, she died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at her home.
The daughter of the late Walter Herbert and Bevie Belle Kent Durham, she worked for many years at Production Credit and later at Castle Heights Military Academy in the Business Office.
Mrs. Carson was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Horn Springs Home Demonstration Club.
Services were conducted by Rev. Don McElroy, Rev. David Freeman and Rev. Jason Hall. Interment followed at the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include: sons David (Suzanne) Hall of Columbia; Gary (Joan) Hall of Maryville; Randy (Betsy) Hall of Lebanon; and Les (Lisa) Carson of St. Louis, MO; 11 grandchildren;nine great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Hal Turner Hall in 1952 and Frank L. Carson in 2000; and sister Belle Ford.
Honorary pallbearers: Donnell Ruth Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church. Active pallbearers: Brad, Sam, Derrick, Carson and Matt Hall and Scott Diehl.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon.