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Mrs. Martha E. Carson age 80 of Salem passed away Saturday, May 28 at 7:45AM at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

Mrs. Carson was born October 14, 1935 in Wolfe County, Kentucky the daughter of Mort and Pollie King.  She was a homemaker.

Martha was preceded in death by her husband:  Arnold Carson, three brothers:  Robert, Edward and Melvin King, two sisters:  Delores Hager and Betty Jean King and her parents.

She is survived by two sons:  Jim Carson and James Carson Jr. both of Little Rock, Kentucky, a daughter:  Kimberly Stamper of Hamilton, Ohio, a brother:  Harvey Kenneth King of Winchester, Kentucky, a sister:  Della Ann Prater (James) of Scottsburg, four grandchildren:  Elizabeth Stamper, Holli Stamper, Jessica Stamper and Jeffrey Stamper and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 1 at 1:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home with Toney Voyles officiating.  Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery, Scottsburg.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 10AM-time of service.