Edith Webb Mercadel Carson, 54, a resident and native of Franklin, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at 5:13 p.m., at Franklin Foundation Hospital following a short illness.
She is survived by her husband, Jeffery Carson Jr. of Franklin; one stepson, Jeralyn Carson of Franklin; one daughter, Sontrell Janee’ Webb of Franklin; one step daughter, Jashala Carson of Franklin; three brothers, Harry Johnson of Franklin, Avery Webb of Morgan City and Brian Webb of Killeen, Texas; nine sisters, Patricia (Milton) Schexnayder of Patterson, Pamela (Cedric) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Gloria Webb of Ruston, Stella Webb of New Orleans, Ruby (Johnel) Dyer and Wanda Webb, both of Franklin, Julie (Davie) Harrison of River Ridge, La., Patty Joe (Donald) Defils and Shontel Hamilton, both of Franklin; and one aunt, Vicky Ann (Wesley) Williams of Franklin.
Visitations will be observed Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Burial rites will be read Saturday, at 1 p.m., at that church, with the Rev. Allen R. Randle. Interment will follow in the Main Street Cemetery in Franklin.
The Otis Mortuary of Franklin is in charge of preparations.