Beverly Collin Carlson


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Posted Online: May 02, 2013, 8:53 pm
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Beverly Ann Collin Carlson, 82, of Memphis, Tenn., died on May 1, 2013, at home.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. on May 5, and services are at 10 a.m. on May 6, at Memphis Funeral Home, 3700 North German Town Road. Burial is 10:30 a.m. on May 7, at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.
She was born on Sept. 25, 1930, in DeKalb, Ill., to Bessie and Herbert Collin.
Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Elvin; sons, Gary and David (Susan); three grandchildren, Lauren, Margaret and Jack; several cousins, nieces and nephews; godchild, Deanna Paulsen, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; and her "other sister," Celie Donohue, Moline.
Online condolences may be made at memphisfuneralhome.net.












 




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