Marie Metcalf Carson

Published 8:32 am Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Marie Metcalf Carson, 90 of Cullen, VA passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. She was born on October 10, 1925 to the late Frank and Burgie Allman Metcalf. She was married to her love of 65 years Howard L. Carson who preceded her in death. She was an active member of Madisonville Presbyterian Church and served as an Elder and in the WOC.

Marie was well known for her southern hospitality and her lemon and coconut cakes. She lived on the family farm and said “the best thing about going away was coming home”. She is survived by her children; William Howard Carson (Jane) of Scottsburg, VA, David Lee Carson (Yvonne) of Pamplin, VA, Roger Lewis Carson (Debbie) of Appomattox, VA, a sister; Pauline Dunnavant of Farmville, VA, grandchildren; Scott Carson, Susan Hamlette, Kathy Robinson, Ryan Carson, Becky Ryan, Jennifer Poole, 10 great grandchildren; Wyatt Robinson, Cameron Carson, Kate Robinson, Riley Carson, J.D. Carson, Alex Carson, Tristan Carson, Regina Carson, Paul Hamlette and Payton Ryan.

Marie was preceded in death by 10 brothers and 2 sisters and a grandchild, Matthew Carson. Marie was dedicated to her family, friends and was well loved by her church and community. Her family would like to give special thanks to her caregivers; Barbara Hunter, Pam Harris, Jane Marion and Patricia Harden.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 3 p.m. in Madisonville Presbyterian Church, Cullen, VA.

Family received friends from 1-3 p.m. prior to service at the church. Interment was in church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Madisonville Presbyterian Church, 1358 County Line Rd, Cullen, VA 23934.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.