Miriam Carson


Mrs. Miriam Carson, 70, of Colchester Dies

Mrs. Miriam L. Carson, 70, of RR2 , Colchester, died suddenly at her home about 12:45 p.m. Monday (July 19, 1971).

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Colchester United Methodist Church of which she was a member. The Rev. Leslie Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel of Jones Mortuary until 11 a.m. Wednesday and at the church until the hour of services.

She was born Dec. 20, 1900, at Fosterís Point near Table Grove, the daughter of Allen A. and Anna Mae Foster Wetzel. She was a member of the McDonough County Home Extension. On April 29, 1922, she was married to Ralph Carson, who survives.

Also surviving are three brothers, Harry Wetzel of Colchester, Gerald Wetzel of Macomb, and Clifford Wetzel of Braymer, MO; five sisters, Mrs. E. P. (Enid) Sundell and Mrs. Iris Berresford, both of Macomb; Mrs. Carl (Florence) Craft of Vermont, Mrs. Claude (Vergene) Bland of Lewistown, and Mrs. George (Maxine) Mayes of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. A brother, Roscoe, died previously.

(Unknown newspaper and date, submitted by Lewis Wetzel)



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