Doris Marie Benfield Carson, 86, of Houstonville, N.C., passed away peacefully on October 11, 2020. She was surrounded with family and friends as the Lord called her home.
Her school years were spent at Celeste Henkel, Statesville.
Doris was a life-long member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Statesville, and married Thomas Worth Carson in the church on February 18, 1956, with family and church members in attendance.
She retired from Burlington Industries as a computer programmer.
A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home, 135 East Front Street, Statesville, N.C. Please join us in remembering and celebrating her life.
She begins a new day in Heaven with those that have gone before her, including her dear husband Thomas Worth Carson; her parents, Ray and Annie Benfield; and her brothers, George, Hal, Bill and Bud.
She is survived by her three children, Cynthia Lee Carson-Tabata (Dave), John Thomas Carson, and Robert Allen Carson (Cindy); her two grandchildren, Austin Ireland (Waylon) and Robert Travis Carson (Lily); her four great grand children, Kaleb, Kason, Gatlin and Karlie; sister, Barbara (Bobbie) Little; caregiver and family member Cynthia Lowthorp Wolfe; and numerous loved extended family members and friends.
We will always remember that sweet smile, that caring heart, that warm embrace. You were there for all of us, through good times and bad times. We will always remember you, there will never be another to replace you in our hearts, and the love we will always have for you.
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.