Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


November 9, 2012

Mary Lou Hager Carman - 1934-2012

IRONTON — Mary Lou Hager Carman, 78, of Ironton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.

The Ironton native was born May 31, 1934, the daughter of the late Stanley and Wilma McCall Gannon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Carman.

Mary Lou attended Ironton City Schools and St. Joseph High School. She was a member of the Goodwill Club at Sherman Thompson Towers and Sharon Baptist Church and was a senior companion with the COAD Program.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Orville Gannon, and her grandparents, Elmer and Mae Hunley and Charles and Mary Hager.

She is survived by her life partner, Lloyd Webb of Ironton; a son, Paul Carman of Flatwoods, Ky.; a sister, Rita Justice of Ashland, Ky.; a granddaughter, Nikki Carman of Wurtland, Ky.; a niece, Debra Martin of Ironton; a special great-niece, Aleigha Lawless of Ironton; a nephew and his wife, Eddie and Sue Lawless of Huntington, W.Va.; a nephew, Scott Lawless of Ironton; a nephew and his wife, Eric and Ann Shafer of San Diego, Calif.; a great-niece, Sydney Shafer of San Diego, Calif.; and a great-niece and her husband, Kristen Lawless-Howerton and Daniel of Lewisburg, W.Va.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 10, 2012, at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton, by the Rev. Aaron Fields. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Ironton.

Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Josh Reed, Greg Patrick, Waldo Webb, Eddie Lawless, Scott Lawless and Daniel Howerton.

Condolences may be sent to phillipsfuneralhome.net.

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