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Obituary: Fannie Webb Carson '77

Fannie Webb Carson, 68, a resident of 8 Magaw Place, New York, N.Y., died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at her home. She was a Granville County native. She was the daughter of the late Wyatt C. Webb and Mary Morton Webb. She was a graduate of Shaw High School in Stovall. Carson received a bachelor of arts degree from Antioch College and a master's degree from New York University. Survivors include her husband, professor Lester M. Carson Sr.; four children, Lynne Cornelia, Lester Martin Jr., Lisa Nicole and Wyatt Lamont; four grandchildren; and one sister, Sadie Webb. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Whestone Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. Donald L. Harrison and the Rev. Charlene Morton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive visitors one hour before the service at the church. Services are by Betts and Son Funeral Home in Oxford.