Thursday, August 17, 1922
EVERETT L. CARSON
Another of our younger men died Monday, Everett Carson, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Carson, long time residents of this community. He was taken last week with acute appendicitis, and on Friday morning was taken to a hospital in St. Joe. An operation was performed as soon as possible, and a very serious condition disclosed. The appendix was ruptured, and peritonitis had set in. Everett's condition was critical all the time, and at 2 o'clock on Monday, just three days after the operation, he passed away.
He has a wife and children., and has lived the past three years on the former Ackerman place southwest of town. The body was brought to Conway Monday evening, and thence home here. The family have the sympathy of all.
Thursday, August 10, 1922
OBITUARY ~ EVERETT L. CARSON
Everett L. Carson, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Carson, was born Sept. 22, 1888 at Clearfield, Iowa and lived there all his life with the exception of three years spent at Hopkins, Mo. He attended the country school and Clearfield High School after which he spent some time in teaching.
He united with the United Presbyterian Church in childhood but later in life became a member of the Church of Christ in Clearfield. He was married Dec. 21. 1910 to Miss May Renfro of Hopkins, Mo. and to this union were born four children: Thurma aged 11; Herbert, 9; Marion, 6; and Earlus 8 months.
He is survived by his wife and four children, father, mother, two brothers one sister and many friends. He was of a cheerful disposition and made friends wherever he went.
He was taken sick Wednesday Aug. 3, which developed rapidly into appendicitis and was rushed to Ensworth hospital St. Joseph for an operation, where it was found he was in a serious condition. Everett was very hopeful of his recovery but spoke to the nurse the night before he passed, away, saying. "I have always tried to live right". After a brave fight for life the end came at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon Aug. 7,1922. aged 33 years 10 months and 15 days
He was a good husband, kind father, and a friend to all.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at the Christian Church by his pastor. W. A. Purdy, after which his body was laid to rest in the Clearfield Cemetery
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, December of 2011
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