Obituary- Carrol Joan (Horn) Ison (1943 – 2020)

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Carrol Joan (Horn) Ison of Greenwood, Arkansas, formerly of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Carrol was born on September 24,1943 to Ule Horn and Gean (Lawson) Horn, in Waldron, Arkansas.

Carrol was married to her husband, Preston Ison for 48 years. They would have celebrated another year together on November 11th. After graduation from Waldron High School, she attended Draughon’s Business School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, afterwards working as a secretary for many years.

Carrol was the quiet one in the family but always called to check on those that she hadn’t heard from recently. She loved spending time with all of her family including her siblings, nieces and nephews, many great nieces and nephews, as well as her extended family. Carrol is remembered to be gentle, kind, and friendly to all she met, this resulted in a large circle of friends. Carrol loved listening to country music and blue grass, especially at Turkey Track. She loved to read, go shopping, and visit the casinos. Carrol was a great cook, learning the talent from her mother. She also loved to travel with both family and friends. Carrol also was a lover of all animals, especially her cats, Peanut and Kitty Kitty. The memories made with her loved ones will forever be treasured by each of them.

Carrol leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband Preston, sister Denise Nutley and husband Tim, brother Randy Horn and Paula, brother Darrell Horn, nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews. Carrol will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives were impacted by her holding them dear to her heart.

Carrol was preceded in death by her parents, Ule and Gean (Lawson) Horn, and her brother Larry Horn and sister-in-law Deloras Horn.

Carrol’s graveside memorial life celebration will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the Duncan Cemetery Pavillion in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Pat Ray Biggs officiating. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

During these trying and difficult times, we must follow the guidelines we have been given to do our part to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Family and friends that do attend the service must wear a mask and maintain a social distance of 6 feet apart.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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