Carrie L. Carson

Published 11:30 am Thursday, December 1, 2011

Services for Carrie L. “Bunk” Carson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Belmont M.B. Church with the Rev. Phillip Burks officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 7 p.m. Friday with the family being present from 6 until 7 at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.

Mrs. Carson died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at her home. She was 82.

Mrs. Carson was born in Hinds County and was a lifelong member of Belmont M.B. Church. She was a retired nurse’s aide from the McAuley Sisters Home.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Annie Bell Robinson; her husband, Willie Carson Sr.; sons, Willie Carson Jr. and Andrew Carson; a daughter, Laura Carson; and brothers, A.J. Robinson and Richard Robinson.

Survivors include her daughters, Carrie Bell Whaley of Houston, Texas, and Debbie Conway of Las Vegas; sons, Calvin Carson and Harold Carson, both of Mississippi; sisters, Edna Robinson Hayes of Utica, Ethel Myles of Houston, Texas, Ida Mease Hunt and Ida Mae Robinson, both of Buffalo, N.Y.; brothers, T.J. Robinson of Vicksburg and Ezekiel Robinson of Chicago; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends including the Sisney, Robinson, Carsons, Taylor and Fisher families.