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Elnora Carson
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Elnora
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1922 - 2021
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Obituary for Elnora Carson

Elnora  Carson
Mother Elnora Carson, age 99, was born February 28, 1922 in Utica, Mississippi to her parents Paul and Otelia Cooper. She was the fifth of nine children. Her siblings include Mary, Mamie, Rosie Mae, Andrew, Irene, Joe, Janie Mae, and Mary Lee. On April 28, 1940 she met and married Vernon Carson Sr., and to that union nine children were born. Together they had five sons: Vernon (Edna) Carson, Willie Earl (Jackie) Carson, Woodrow Carson Sr., Robert (Brenda Carson), and Ezekiel (Joyce) Carson. Four daughters: Margie Carson, Lucille Carson Holland, Bernice Carson Hill, and Otelia Carson Coleman. She is survived by her sister Mother Mary Lee Howard, three sons: Vernon Carson Jr., Willie Earl Carson, Woodrow Carson Sr., and two daughters: Margie Carson and Otelia Coleman, as well as 38 grandchildren, a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, and great-great-great grandchildren.

The family moved to Muskegon Heights, Michigan in 1955. In addition to attending school in Mississippi, she also attended an adult education program in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. She worked briefly in housekeeping at Hackley Hospital. She also managed Ebony Enterprises soul food restaurant in the early 1970's. Mom's hobbies included cooking for family gatherings, as well as reminiscing on her family history, singing, and reciting bible scriptures. Mom was a faithful member of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the usher board. She later joined and was baptized at Christ Temple Apostolic Church and was filled with the Holy Ghost. Mom was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Carson Sr., of over 60 years; two daughters, Lucille Holland and Bernice hall; two sons, Robert Carson and Ezekiel Carson ; as well as two grandchildren, Jeremy Lawrence and Teresa Hill.
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(231) 728-4200 Fountain Funeral Home
1765 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49442
Email: gayle@fountainfuneralhome.us
(231) 728-4200 Fountain Funeral Home
1765 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49442
Email: gayle@fountainfuneralhome.us
(231) 728-4200 Fountain Funeral Home
1765 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49442
Email: gayle@fountainfuneralhome.us
(231) 728-4200 Fountain Funeral Home
1765 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49442
Email: gayle@fountainfuneralhome.us