Anna L. Carson, 96


Anna Louise Carson, 96, of Oneida, passed away September 15, 2013, at Huntsville Manor Nursing Home.

Born in Oneida, January 14, 1917, she was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Anna McKnight Carson; twin brother, Lynn Carson, and brother, Harold Carson and wife, Charlene.

She was a member of First Methodist Church since age 13; and began work for Farm Securities and worked in five different counties in Tennessee. After retiring, she worked for 28 years for the Tennessee Valley Authority in Knoxville in the Map Department. She had a fascination with old maps of railroads and early wagon roads through our area. She was the first president of the Hoe and Hope Club, was an avid gardener, and was a faithful member of the Scott County Historical Society, serving for many years as the organizationís secretary. Over the years, she delighted in researching and recording family histories and assisting those who need help researching various projects. She led a busy life but always found time to be involved in causes that were of interest to her and which she felt would improve or enhance her community.

She is survived by her cousins: William, Sharon, and Truman Haskel of Maryland; close friends: Norma Mabe, and Rhonda  Piippo, both of Oneida, Sandra Gagne of Woodhaven, Mich., Jimmy Mabe of Trenton, Mich., Linda Pacheco of Southgate, Mich., Lisa Ball of Columbia, and Sheila Morse of Hanson, Ky.; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted September 17,  in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Knight officiating. Interment followed at Marcum Cemetery.

Jones & Son Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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