Wilma M. Carson
September 03, 1929 ‒ March 15, 2015
Wilma M. Carson, age 85 of Centerburg passed away at home Sunday surrounded by those whom she loved.
Born September 3, 1929 in Lockbourne, she was a daughter of the late Roscoe R. and Hazel G. (Detty) Lindsey.
While roller skating at Roller Land in Columbus, she caught the eye of Robert Carson, so much so that he expressed that someday she would be his wife. They would marry on August 13, 1949. Together they shared over 65 blessed years, caring for each other’s needs, making a loving home, and raising their family.
In addition to raising a wonderful family she worked at Woolworth’s as a fountain manager and later with Clark Graphics in Columbus.
A member of Genoa Baptist Church, she enjoyed gardening, ceramics, and crocheting. Kind, generous and loving, she was a collector of owls and dolls. Her family described her best…. beautiful inside and out. Happiest at home Wilma treasured spending time with her beloved family, of whom she was most proud. Always there to lend a helping hand, she will long be remembered for her loving ways.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Bob, children Saundra Schneider of Massillon, Paul (Cynthia) Carson of Upper Arlington, Kit (Becky) Carson of South Viennia, Penny (George) Blakesley, Cindy (Steve) Clark both of Centerburg, Robin (Todd) Shepherd of Marengo, 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, sister Hazel “Sis” Laxton, brothers Roscoe (Wilma) Lindsey of Lockbourne, Ralph (Nita) Lindsey of Columbus, Francis (Patty) Lindsey of Lockborne.
She was preceded in death by sister Jonda Rodgers.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday March 18Th at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury. Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the Genoa Baptist Church, 7562 Lewis Center Rd., at SR 3, Westerville, Ohio 43082, with Pastor Frank Carl officiating. Burial will follow in the Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family or funeral home to assist with final expenses c/o P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com