Marshall Frazier Carson, 58, of the Ditney Trail community, passed away June 7, 2013.

Born September 7, 1954, he was preceded in death by his parents, Bailey and Orpha Chambers Carson; brothers: James, Kenneth, and Walter Carson; and sister, Patricia Ballard.

He was an ordained deacon for 23 years, a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, and enjoyed going to church and singing.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Carson of the Ditney Trail community; sisters: Joyce Chambers and husband, Dean, of the Ditney Trail community, and Sarah Lawson and husband, James Robert, of the Fairview community; brothers: Obal Lee Carson of Knoxville, and William Carson and wife, Midge, of Clinton; sister-in-law, Irene Carson; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted June 11, at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Bobby Williams and Bro. Eli Crowley officiating. Interment followed at Fairview Memorial Gardens.