H. Joann Carson

LEWISTOWN – H. Joann Carson, 82, of South Dorcas Street, Lewistown, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Ohesson Manor.

She was born March 14, 1932, in Burnham, the daughter of the late Grant and Helen (Hassinger) Ramsey. She was preceded by her husband, Lester E. Carson, on April 13. 2001.

Surviving are: two daughters, Rhonda N. Davis and husband, Joseph, of Lewistown, and Christine A. Spade and husband, Robert, of Jacksonville, N.C.; a daughterin-law, Marion Carson, of New Kensington; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and several great- grandchildren.

Joann was preceded in death by: a son, Dennis W. Carson, in 2000; and a sister, Renna Mae Harpster.

Joann worked at the Arrow Shirt Factory and Scotties Fashions.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, the adult Sunday school class and Milroy Homemaker’s Club.

She enjoyed family and friends, camping, sprint car racing and bluegrass music. She also enjoyed playing her organ and inspired many with her love of music.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Grace United Methodist Church 101 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Richard Bender officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, at the church.

Barr Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements

Condolences can be left at www.barrfh.com.