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Barbara R. Carson

June 9, 1936 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 85)

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Barbara Ruth Carson, 85, of Manor, formerly of Port Isabel, Texas, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022.  Barbara was born, in Springfield, Ohio, to Verlon Eugene Whitehead and Mary Ellen Kingery Whitehead on June 9, 1936.  Barbara raised her six children in Springfield, Ohio, and then moved the family to Texas in the mid 1980’s.  After moving to Ft. Isabel, she owned and operated a flower shop, which served the Ft. Isabel and Padre Island communities for over 15 years. 

She was preceded in death by both her parents; her daughter, Mary Louise Love; her granddaughter, Cheyenne Smith; and her brother, Gene Whitehead.

She is survived by her son, Tim Lee Carson and wife Sandra; her three daughters, Robin Jo Wilson, Cynde Ann and husband David Sherman, and Dawn Babette Love; 13 grandchildren, Shelby and Shane Carson, Erik, Ryan, and Jolene Wilson, Cayla Smith, Casey Sherman, Latrisha and Audria Love, Jennifer and Mary Jo Vance, Gilberto Landa Jr., Faith Kamea Love; 11 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren; and numerous extended family and dear friends.

Family and Friends will gather to Celebrate Barbara’s Life, Saturday, January 15th.  

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