Myrtis Eargle Carson, widow of Arthur George Carson, slipped away on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at her daughter’s home in Surf City, NC. into the arms of her loving Savior.
She was the daughter of the late Henry Albert Eargle and Callie Juanita Smith Eargle.
Mrs. Carson was Sales Manager, Assistant Manager, and Manager of the Artic Fur Company in Columbia, SC for thirteen years. She was a member of Eau Claire Presbyterian Church and the Ladies Bible class, as well as the BEES (Busy Energetic Enthusiastic Souls). She was a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbia Chapter and also a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Wade Hampton Chapter #29.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brother, Roy Eargle, and her sisters Ruth Eargle Blalock, and Nell Eargle Pike.
She is survived by her brother, Bernard Eargle of Columbia; daughters Barbara Jean (Jeannie) Carstarphen and husband, John A. Carstarphen, III, of Greenville and Surf City, NC and Christy Regina Carawan and husband, Charles Jeffrey Carawan of Hartsville, SC; grandchildren John A. Carstarphen, IV and wife, Sandi of Parrish, Fla., Jeffrey Arthur Carstarphen, and wife, Melissa of Jacksonville, Fla., Elizabeth Ann Carawan and Katie Carawan of Hartsville, SC; great-grandchild, Abigail Elise Carstarphen of Parrish, Fla.
A service will be held at the Chapel Mausoleum at Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia, SC on January 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., with the Rev. H. R. Patterson officiating. A visitation and reception will be held at Eau Claire Presbyterian Church immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eau Claire Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 3156, Columbia, SC 29230.
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