Merrillyn McFarland Carson

Feb 16, 1930 - Nov 29, 2015


She died in Sacramento on November 29, 2015 at age 85. She was a daughter of Merrill. M. McFarland and Lucille Foster McFarland. Born in Stockton, CA on February 16, 1930. She graduated from McClatchy High School and University of Pacific. She was a flight attendant with United Airlines 1952-54. She worked in the travel business for 27 years. She was a member of the Manana high school sorority and Kappa Alpha. Theta college sorority. She was also a past member of Lawyers Wives of Sacramento, Children’s Home Guild, Rotary Inner Wheel, Young Republicans of Sacramento (President), Sacramento Republican Assembly, Sacramento Suburban Republican Women, and Republican State Central Committee. She was also was a member of the Sacramento County Board of Education and San Juan Governing Board of Education. She is survived by her husband, John P Carson; daughter, Paula Carson; son, Gary Carson, MD (Margo); and grandchildren, lan and Kathleen Carson. Funeral services will be private. Donations may be made to the SPCA at 6201 Florin-Perkins Road, Sacto 95828.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841


  • Nancy H. Weres, MD says:

    She was a great lady who worked tirelessly in civic matters, as every American should. Condolences to John and the rest her family.

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