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Lonnie Elsworth Carson
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1925
Wirt
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2011
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Lonnie Carson was born in Wirt (aka) "Ragtown," OK on April 3, 1925 and was the son of Tom and Willie Ruth (Jones) Carson.

Shortly after the death of his Mother which occurred on May 29, 1929 while they lived at Healdton, the family moved to Countyline, OK (so named because it lies on the "countyline" between Stephens and Carter Cos.) and then to Oklahoma City in 1931.

1930 U.S, Census Stephens Co., OK, Parks Twp.,Family No. 184:

CARSON, Thomas J. age 39 OK/IL/TX
CARSON, Lucy A. "mother" age 61 TX/MS/MI
CARSON, Mabel L. "daughter" age 17 OK/OK/TX
CARSON, Delma L. "son" age 11 OK/OK/TX
CARSON, Duard E. "son" age 9 OK/OK/TX
CARSON, Bonnie B. "son" age 8 OK/OK/TX
CARSON, Jack "son" age 7 OK/OK/TX
CARSON, Lonnie E. "son" age 5 OK/OK/TX
CARSON, Betty Jo. "daughter" 11 months OK/OK/TX

1940 U.S. Census Oklahoma Co., OK, Ward 4 (Greely Twp.):
House #105.
CARSON, Lucy age 71 "Widow" birthplace: TX
CARSON, Betty Jo "granddaughter" age 10, bp. OK

House #107.
SHOCKLEY, Minnie age 31 "Widow" bp. OK
SHOCKLEY, Alleen "daughter" age 14, bp. TX
SHOCKLEY, Alvin "son" age 13, bp. TX
Note: Thomas J. Carson and Mrs. Minnie Mae Shockley were married on Nov. 14, 1942.

House #108.
CARSON, Thomas age 48 "Widower" bp. OK
CARSON, Delma "son" age 21, bp. OK
CARSON, Earl "son" age 20, bp. OK
CARSON, Lonnie "son" age 14, bp. OK

The house numbers here are the order the enumeration. The 1940 OKC directory at the Oklahoma History Center shows Lucy Carson's address was 2501 S. Eastern and Thomas J. Carson's address was 2517 S. Eastern.

Lonnie Carson married Louise Woods on July 20, 1942 in Oklahoma City, OK. They lived for sometime in San Francisco, CA and Phoenix, AZ. They were later divorced and had two children: Jimmy (1950-1991) and Alonna.

He was married 2nd to Betty L. Bowman on July 24, 1970 at Las Vegas, NV. They lived at Chaunte, KS and then in Oklahoma where Betty died. Lonnie then married Luella in 1998.

Later in life, Lonnie suffered with a number of health issues and was living in Tucson, AZ with his daughter when he died of an apparent heart attack. His body was brought to Oklahoma where a graveside service was held on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at the Schwartz Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas J Carson (1889 - 1962)
  Willie Ruth Jones Carson (1899 - 1929)
 
 Siblings:
  Maybelle Lorene Carson Lunsford (1913 - 2006)**
  Delma L Carson (1918 - 1975)*
  Earl Duard Carson (1919 - 1989)*
  Bonnie Burl Carson (1921 - 2011)*
  Horace Bernard Carson (1923 - 2010)*
  Lonnie Elsworth Carson (1925 - 2011)
  Betty Jo Carson Thierry (1929 - 1993)*
  Billie Jean Carson (1929 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Schwartz Cemetery
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: rangerseeker
Record added: Nov 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120272754
Lonnie Elsworth Carson
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Lonnie Elsworth Carson
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