PORTAGEVILLE - Irene O. Carson, 87, died March 20, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Oct. 21, 1916, in Hayward, she was the daughter of the late Peter Eythel and Bertha Mae Brasher Butler.
On Feb. 27, 1935, in Portageville, she married Raymond Carson, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Raymond Louis Carson of Clarkstonville and Rondal Allen Carson of Ballwin; three daughters, Patsy E. Lynn of Colleyville, Texas, Betty G. Tullos of Gransbury, Texas and Lois R. Williams of Springtown, Texas; one sister, Mary Bowem of Poplar Bluff; two brothers, Harold Butler of Portageville and Dawson Butler of St. Louis; and 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Monday at the DeLisle Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Church of God with the Rev. Bob Kespelher officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to:
First Church of God Building Fund
500 King Ave.
Portageville, MO, 63873