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CARLSON, Berlie Kirts

Source: The Fountain County Neighbor, August 23, 2000, pg A3
ATTICA — Berlie Irene (Kirts) Carlson, 97, formerly of Attica and had been residing in Ruston, La., died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000 in Lincoln General Hospital, Ruston, La., following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 13, 1902 in Warren County, the daughter of Thomas and Laura Reed Kirts. She married Earl C. Carlson March 8, 1927 in Danville, Ill. He preceded in death Nov. 19, 1990. She had lived in Attica for many years and had lived in Ruston for the past few years. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a daughter, Dorothy “Dottie" White, Ruston, La.; three grandchildren, Earl Clinton (Donna) White, Greenwell Springs, La., Monique (Carroll) Krouse, Tyler, Texas and Nadine (Phillip) Johnson, Ruston, La.; and three great-grandchildren, Brandi White, Gilbert, La.; Caylee Krouse, Tyler, Texas; and Earl Clinton White, Jr., Greenwell Springs, La. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother and four sisters. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday in Maus Funeral Home, Attica, with Pastor John DeSanto officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Attica. – jlr
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