2006-07-27 / Obituaries

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Andrew Rudolph "Rudy" Carlson, 82, of Linden, Mich. died July 24, 2006 at his residence.

He was born Aug. 25, 1923 in Fulton. He was the son of Carl W., Sr. and Eleanor (Lind-sey) Carlson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Eu-rope during World War II.

He married Vivian V. Davis on June 3, 1949 in Angola, Ind. She preceded him in death on October 25, 1987. He then married Irma L. Brady on July 8, 1989 in Grand Blanc, Mich. He was an avid golfer. He retired from Buick Motor Company after 40 years of service in Waste Water Treatment. He was a member of Fenton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Irma of Linden, Mich.; three sons, Richard Carlson and wife, Cathi of Madison, WI, David Carlson and wife, Nancy of Linden, Gary Carlson of Linden; grandson, Nicholas Andrew Carlson; four step-sons, Bill Brady and wife, Beth of Atlanta, Ga., Mark Brady and wife, Susan of Greensboro, N.C., Paul Brady and wife, Myra of Columbus, Miss., Sam Brady and wife, Missy of Madison, Miss.; three brothers, Carl Carlson and wife, Marie of Thomasville, Willard Carlson, Daphne, Lavoid Carlson of Mobile; one sister, Ann Gaines and husband, Dave of Salem, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Davis.

The service was July 26 at 11 a.m. at the Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel at 209 E. Broad Street in Linden with Rev. Daniel Wallace officiating. Burial was Sunset Hills Cemetery in Flint, Mich. with veterans honors performed under the auspices of Fenton VFW Curtis-Wolverton Post #3243.

In lieu flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Fenton United Methodist Church Family Life Center.

Friends may share an online condolence or post a tribute at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


Howard Rose, 78 of Thomasville died July 16, 2006 at the Camden Nursing Facility.

He was born Feb. 14, 1928. He formerly worked at Scotch and Coastal Lumber Companies of Clarke County.

Survivors include step-grandchildren, Bernice Brown, Lewis Brown, Grove Hill, Lucille Dixon and Alexander File, Fulton.

The service was July 26 at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Thomasville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery in Fulton.

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