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Obituary of Rosebud Stanford Carson

Funeral services for Rosebud Bennett Stanford Carson, age 93, of Roanoke, will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 10:00 am at Bethany Lime Congregational Christian Church with Rev. Stanley Yarbrough officiating.  Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 31st.  Mrs. Carson will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning at 9:00 am on Thursday.

Mrs. Carson passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at Traylors Retirement Community.

Survivors include two nieces, Betty Jo Burdette of Cragford and Donna Dudley of Albuquerque, NM; two nephews, Roger Bennett of Woodland and James Dudley of Albuquerque, NM; sister-in-law, Jewell Bennett of Valley; brother-in-law, Vernon Dudley of Albuquerque, NM; special friend and caregiver, Sara Drummond of Roanoke.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Burdette, Buck Norred, Greg Benefield, Chuck Thompson, Gene Adamson, and Roger Bennett. Honorary pallbearers will be Hugh Benefield, Jimmy Dunn, and Ralph Nelson.

A lifelong Roanoke resident, Mrs. Carson was born on October 31, 1925, the daughter of Charles Homer and Mary Lou Smith Bennett.  She was a member of Bethany Lime Congregational Christian Church and had worked as a seamstress.  Mrs. Carson was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Stanley Stanford and James Carson; two brothers and four sisters.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Bethany Lime Congregational Methodist Church (1524 County Road 20, Roanoke, AL 36274).