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Obituary: Yvonne C. Carson, Elizabethtown

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Yvonne C. Carson, 77, of Elizabethtown, died at 8:56 p.m. Monday, May 26, 2014, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.

She was born February 10, 1937, in Scipio, the daughter of Harold and Grace Wilkerson Helt. She married Robert C. Carson July 1, 1955, at Scipio Presbyterian Church. He preceded her in death July 31, 2010.

Mrs. Carson is survived by sons, Bill (Dana) Carson of Columbus and Chuck (Margaret) Carson of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Linda (Pat) Ross of Elizabethtown; grandchildren, Julia Carson of Columbus, Michelle (Justin) Colglazier of Elizabethtown, Dianna (Tyler) Davitto of Indianapolis, Karla Carson of Scipio, Brandy (Rob) Patterson of Greenwood, Patricia Ross of Lowell, Massachsetts, and Jody Ross of Deputy; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a granddaughter, Abigail Carson.

Mrs. Carson was a member of Scipio Presbyterian Church, a former member of the Presbyterian Session and a member and past president of Geneva Township Homemakers Club. She was employed at Cummins Inc. from 1968 to 2002, retiring as a team leader.

Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl Street, with the Rev. Debra McKune officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 12:30 p.m. until service time. Entombment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Scipio Presbyterian Church.

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