Doris E. Carson
1925 - 2021
BORN
1925
DIED
2021

Doris Ellen Carson, 95, of Carthage, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021, at Maple Grove Silver in Carthage.

Doris was born on October 5, 1925, in Hancock County, Illinois, the daughter of Clifford and Elva (Smith) Carle. On May 1, 1949, she was united in marriage to Carl Stookey Carson in Peoria, Illinois. He preceded her in death on November 1, 1999.

A lifelong resident of Hancock County, Doris graduated from Carthage High School and went on to work at the Ferris Bank and the Hancock County Clerk's office. She also worked with her husband at their family business, the Carson Ford dealership. She enjoyed bowling and bowled with the same group in Carthage and Keokuk for over fifty years. Doris was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church in Carthage and could often be found mowing the lawn or spending with her family, whom she loved dearly.

Doris is survived by two daughters: Mary Lynn Tucker of Fowler, Illinois, and Carla Sue Yager of Colusa, Illinois; her son Robert Carl (Lori) Carson of Carthage, Illinois; nine grandchildren: Traci (Mark) Harrell, Jennifer (Brian) Redlich, Nathan (Sherry) Boyer, Katie (Louis) Ferrara, Corey (Chad Todd) Wibbell, Casey (Tia) Yager, Cassie (Ser Whitaker) Yager, Cody (Bali) Carson and Cole (Brittney) Carson; seventeen great-grandchildren: Michael (Maggie), Daniel, Rylie and Megan Harrell, Zachery, Rheana and Colin Fuqua, Carson, Samantha, Ashley and Lauren Boyer, William and Layne Ferrara, Ellie Wibbell, Ryder Todd, and Charley and Rhett Yager; five great-great-grandchildren: Madison, Mya and Macy Harrell and Tatum and Lincoln Ensley; her sister Carol Jean Ogan; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Doris is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carl; her daughter Jo Ellen; her grandson Wyatt Young; two great-grandchildren: Devon Lee and Drew Carl; and eleven siblings: Dorthea Elva, Willard Eugene, Ida Marie, Clifford Junior, Bernice Eloise, William Charles, Hazel Irene, Clifton Gilbert, Robert Jesse, Betty Jo and Vaughn "Corky" Clark.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, March 26, 2021, at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage, with burial to follow at Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage. For those unable to attend, the funeral service will be livestreamed on the obituary page at www.printyfuneralhome.com. Visitation will be held from 11 am to 1 pm on Friday at the funeral home directly before the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Legacy Theater or the Carthage Golf Course (Clubhouse Fund).

Tributes and condolences may be left at www.printyfuneralhome.com.

Printy Funeral Home in Carthage is in charge of arrangements.



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Published by Herald-Whig from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Mar
26
Visitation
11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry St, Carthage, IL 62321
Mar
26
Funeral service
1:00p.m.
For those unable to attend, the funeral service will be livestreamed on the obituary page at www.printyfuneralhome.com
Mar
26
Funeral service
1:00p.m.
Printy Funeral Home
405 Cherry St, Carthage, IL 62321
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She was my lovely, gracious auntie—an example of elegance and grace. My love and condolences to all the family. She was one of a kind.
Carolyn Carson Kinsman
Family
March 25, 2021
I have wonderful memories of your mother and how welcome I always felt in your home. Love and hugs for all of you!
Debbie Bower-Hazlett
March 25, 2021
In loving memory of our dear Aunt Doris Carson, we offer our condolences to each one in her circle of family and friends. She will always be loved and cherished in our hearts. May God bless and keep each dear one and give you comfort and peace. Lovingly, Luanne (Wetzel) and Gary Steiner and Family
Gertrude Luanne Steiner
Family
March 25, 2021
I will always remember Aunt Doris as a beautiful, graceful lady! She will be missed. Our thoughts & prayers with you all!!
Jeanne Jones & Family
March 24, 2021
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I know she was treasured by the entire family. Prayers being sent for all of your family.
Mitzae Mullens
March 23, 2021