Name: Carmen Evelyn (Whitson) Longmire
From: The Register-News,
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Carman Longmire, 73, of Marshfield, Mo., and formerly of Mt. Vernon was a Christian woman and
went home to be with the Lord on April 2, 2006, from Webco Manor Nursing Home in Marshfield,
Mo. She was a registered nurse.
Mrs. Longmire was born July 27, 1932, in Mt. Vernon to John Marvin and C. Evelyn Whitson. She
married Mack Longmire May 4, 1953, in California; he survives.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix. Burial will follow in
Jordan Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Osborn Funeral Home
Mrs. Longmire is survived by her husband, Mack Longmire of Anna; sons Jim Longmire and wife
Peggy of Bailey, Colo., and John Longmire and wife Jamie of Anna; daughters Linda Leahy and
husband Rick of Marshfield, Mo., Laura Decker of Mt. Vernon and Debby Ballard and husband
Gary of Estes Park, Colo.; grandchildren Rhonda, Erin, Ryan, Stacy, Vicki, Sean, Nick, Tony,
Joshua, Justin, Rae, Trevor, Rita, Alec, Jonathan, Zachary, Adam and Scott; five great-grandchildren;
a brother, Jack Whitson and wife Pat of Mt. Juliette, Tenn.; and sisters June Teevin and Marvine
Curl, both of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Mark Longmire.
Mrs. Longmire attended Park Avenue Baptist Church.