Fulton Daily Sun-Gazette, Thursday, February 21, 1957,
Mrs. Carrington Dies At Hospital; Rites Saturday
Mrs. Carson (Jack) Carrington, 409 Bluff Street, died about 10 o'clock last night at the Callaway hospital, just one week after suffering a stroke.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Maupin Funeral Home. The Rev. Karl W. Tuttle will officiate and internment will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbears will be George Carrington, Joe Carrington, William Maddox; Henry Millard, Woodrow Millard, and John Millard.
A native and life- long resident of Callaway County, Mrs. Carrington was born on March 25, 1900, a daughter of Rufus and Oddie Day Wilks, she was married on Dec. 23, 1919 to C.D. (Jack) Carrington, who survives.
Also surviving are one son Rex Owen Carrington, stationed with the U.S. Navy at Pensacola, Fla, and now home on leave; a daughter, Mrs. Iris Nadine Herring, Robinson, Ill. and the following brothers and sisters. Mrs. Iris Bost, and Miss Lucille Wilks, both of Hobbs N.M.; Mrs. Virginia Sherman, Russellville, Ark.; Mrs. Dollie Lewis, Oscaloosa Iowa; Paul Wilks, U.S. Navy; Ira Wilks East St. Louis Ill.; Lowell Wilks, Scotsbluff, Neb.; Mrs. Bessie Owen and Leo Wilks, both of Auxvasse. Two grandchildren, John Carson Herring and Mary Jo Herring also survive.
A son, Carson, was killed while on Air Force duty overseas 1944, and a brother, Linwood, and a sister, Francis, preceeded her in death.
She was my grandmother