Obituaries

Carolyn Carson -

Mrs. Carolyn Elizabeth Carson, age 88, Limestone, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at the Lakebridge Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Carson was a native of Washington County and daughter of the late Wayne & Ada Smith Patton. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Carson was also preceded in death by her husband, James Fred Carson; three sisters, Ruth Patton, Marie Lewis and Erma O’Dell; and one brother, John Patton.

She was a member of Limestone Church of the Brethren and attended Telford Grace Brethren Church.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tim & Kathy Carson, Limestone; daughter and son-in-law, Judy & Tony Clift, Strawberry Plains; grandchildren, Tonya Andrew, Sevierville, Aaron Clift, Strawberry Plains, Megan Stinnett (Gary), Sevierville, Claudia Haws (Ben), Johnson City and Laura Ore (Thomas), Estill Springs, TN; great-grandchildren, Anna Grace Andrew, Lilly Stinnett, Ella Stinnett and Emery Haws; one sister, Jane Osborne, Telford; and several nephews and nieces.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Lakebridge Healthcare Center and caregivers, Elsie & Tammy.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 22, 2013, at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Griffith and Pastor Bob Skeen officiating. Interment services were conducted Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Providence Cemetery. Pallbearers were Aaron Clift, Ben Haws, Thomas Ore, Gary Stinnett, Marty Osborne and Wayne Lewis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Telford Grace Brethren Church, 3337 Hwy. 11-E Telford, TN 37690; or Limestone Church of the Brethren, c/0 Patty Broyles, 319 Washington College Station Road, Limestone, TN 37681.

Condolences may be sent to the Carson family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.