Mrs. Myrtle Doshia Craven Carson, 101, of Hickory passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024 at her home.
Myrtle was born November 16, 1922 in Wilkes County to the late Paul Aaron Craven and Izetta Spicer Craven. She was a member of Clover Baptist Church for over fifty years. Myrtle enjoyed crafting, especially crocheting and making Christmas ornaments. She was a very good cook and loved making meals and desserts for family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Carson; daughters, Naomi Carson Lester, and Nyoka Carson Triplett; and sisters, Helen McClure and Emma Jean Burgess.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Loretta Carson Welborn of Granite Falls, Buddy Carson and wife Gloria of Hickory, Mary Carson Suddreth of Granite Falls, Paul Carson and wife Judy of Granite Falls, Robin Carson Lambert of Granite Falls, and Gwen Carson Shrum and husband Dan of Hickory; sisters, Margie Carson of Taylorsville, Clide Brock of Moravian Falls, and Barbara Ann Cooper and husband Frank of North Wilkesboro; seventeen grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren, who were all very dear to her heart.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 18, 2024 from 2:00PM to 3:00PM at Clover Baptist Church.
The funeral service will immediately follow with the Rev. John Barnhardt officiating.
Interment will be held in the Sunset Hills Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clover Baptist Church at 100 Pinewood Rd. Granite Falls, NC 28630 or to Gideons International Caldwell South Camp at PO Box 1 Hudson, NC 28638.