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April 26, 1936 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Martha Carson, age 87 of Pine Knot, KY passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY. Born in Scott County, TN on April 26, 1936, she was the daughter of the late John Riley and Cora Lee Sexton Byrd. Martha loved her family more than anything. She loved to color on her tablet and read her Bible.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenard Carson; son, Howard Kenny Carson; mother and father-in-law, Leon and Laura Cecil Carson; grandson, Derrick Coffey; son-in-law, Terry Upchurch; daughter-in-law, Kathy Tucker Carson; sisters, Magdalene Hill, Vanie Newport, Nova Jean Owens, and Mazena Edmons; and brother, Obra Byrd.
She is survived by her sister, Sara Knedler; brother, David (Mary Lou) Byrd; daughters, Pam Upchurch of Somerset, KY and Sherry (Randy) New of Whitley City, KY; sons, Johnny Carson of Pine Knot, KY and Ricky (Dawn) Carson of Somerset, KY; grandkids, Kendra Coffey, Shawn New, Teri Lynn Upchurch, Amanda (Randy) Dugger, Brandon (Tiffany) New, Kenny Nathaniel (Whitney) Carson, Ricky Douglas Carson, Kiersten (Jason) Wilson, and Jordan (Dillan) Staley; 3 special nieces, Cora Lou Queener, Dorothy (Jenny) Watson, and Brenda Witham; 1 special nephew, Butch Owens; 17 great grandkids; 2 great-great grandkids; and many other relatives and friends.
Friends may visit with the Carson family on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 2 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Botts officiating.
Committal service will follow in the Cecil Cemetery in the Cherry Fork community. Pallbearers will be: Shawn, Brandon, Kenny, Ricky D., Austin, Ryan, and Christian.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Martha Carson.