The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


March 22, 2014

Frances Carson

Funeral services for Frances L. Carson, 71, of Palestine, will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Willmott officiating. Burial will follow at Land of Memory Cemetery.

Mrs. Carson passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.

She was born in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 17, 1942, to Filomeno Lopez Sr. and Soledad Lopez. Her family moved to Palestine in 1995. She worked many years as a sales associate for Walmart. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister and will be greatly missed.

Mrs. Carson was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Kit Carson.

She is survived by her children and grandchildren, Scott Carson and his son Chris, Ben Carson and his son Alex, Casey Carson and his wife Colleen and their children Emily, Gracie, and Kit, and Angie Stone and her daughter McKenna Barnwell. She is also survived by her sisters, Asuncion Ramirez, Soledad Collins, Amparo Ramirez, Inez Lopez and Lucy Coyle; brothers, Filomeno Lopez Jr. and Paulo Lopez; five nieces and four nephews.

Pallbearers will be Scott Carson, Ben Carson, Casey Carson, Jake Holliday, Nathan Mattern and Ed Burris. Honorary pallbearers will be Alex Carson and Matt Sparks.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel.

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