MARKED TREE -- John Thomas Carson of Marked Tree, died Feb. 28, 2015 at Three Rivers in Marked Tree at the age of 98. Mr. Carson was born July 22, 1916 in Lepanto to Jess and Estella Robertson Carson. He was a Methodist. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Georgia Carson; one grandson Curtis Carson; one son-in-law Buckie Fires; two sisters Pauline Harris and Lucille Nash; and three brothers Chester, Carlos and Mann Carson. He is survived by two daughters Patricia Fires and Guanna Combs; one son John Henry Carson; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held March 3 at the Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza with Jeff Heitman officiating. Burial followed in the Nichols Cemetery in Marked Tree. Wilson Funeral Home Osceola was in charge of arrangements.