TUTWILER — Tillie P. Carson, age 98, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
A graveside service for Mrs. Tillie P. Carson of Tutwiler will be held at 3 Saturday, Jan. 23, at Mission Baptist Church Cemetery near Winona, with Rev. Shane Hoes officiating.
Mrs. Carson was born in Calhoun County on April 23, 1922. She was the daughter of the late Burl B. and Josephine Stewart Parker and the widow of the late Thomas Woodrow Carson.
She was a retired employee of Acme Picture Frame Manufacturing and a member of Sumner Baptist Church in Sumner. She was also a #1 babysitter.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Carson was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Curtis Carson and Jerry Clay Carson; one grandchild, Darwin Carson; and her siblings, Edgar Parker, Dan Parker, Pauline Cascio, Annie Adams, Tessie Cozart and Woodrow Parker.
Mrs. Carson is survived by her daughter, Sandra Jenkins (Kevin) of Tutwiler; three grandchildren, Gaye Wall (Jim), Sarah Dickson (Blain), and Kristopher Jenkins (Olivia); and four great-grandchildren, Adrienne Jenkins, Wyatt Dickson, Art Jenkins, and Sydney Dickson.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) is handling arrangements.