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Ella Mae Carson

 Ella Mae Carson, 82, of Mt. Vernon died 2:35 p.m. March 10, 2005, at 
St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was a homemaker.
 
Mrs. Carson was born June 22, 1922, in Mt. Vernon to George and Nancy E. 
(Ward) Cash. She married Harvey E. Carson May 5, 1965, in Fairbanks, Alaska; 
he survives. 

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Mt. Vernon 
Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Dale Eadie will officiate. Burial will follow in 
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. No public visitation will be held. 

Mrs. Carson is survived by her husband, Harvey E. Carson of Mt. Vernon, and 
several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Becky Johnson; three 
brothers; and a sister. 

Mrs. Carson was a member of the Methodist faith. She worked as a volunteer 
with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and in a senior citizen home in Fairbanks, 
Alaska. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association and 
will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, 
P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the 
care of Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, where you may call 242-3348 for 
further information.
 

Date: 12 Mar 2005   
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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