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Carolyn Ellison

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Carolyn Ellison
Carolyn "Carol" Counts Ellison, daughter of the late Haskell "Hack" Counts and Alpha Omega Hall Counts was born March 13, 1940, in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 17 days.

Carol married J.C. Corter on July 8, 1955. He preceded her in death. She later married Austin M. Ellis on Feb. 14, 1973, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Her survivors include four sons, Joey L. Corter and wife, Susan, of Kennett, Jerry D. Corter, of Kennett, Scottie D. Corter and wife, Laura, of Greenway, Ark., Jeffery G. Corter and wife, Mary, of Rector, Ark.; two daughters, Pamela K. Smothers, of Kennett and Donna G. Corter, of Rector; five brothers, J.C. Counts, Basil Counts, Gerald Counts, L.G. Counts and Benny Counts, all of Kennett; two sisters, Margie Duke, of Marmaduke, Ark., and Faye Ray, of Kennett; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 3, at McDaniel Funeral Service in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 4, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with James Powell officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers are Michael Smothers, Jamie Smothers, Jeff Smothers, Grady Clement, Michael Paul Duke, and Donald Duke.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com