Carol Elaine Bargerstock Courson, 78, of Parker, Pa., passed away at the VNA In-Patient Hospice in Butler early Friday morning. Born in Craigsville on April 3, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Edward and Minnie Shay Bargerstock. Carol was a graduate of Worthington High School. She later married Thomas Courson who preceded her in death in 2011. Carol enjoyed gardening, playing bingo and playing the lottery, especially the scratch offs. She was a home maker most of her life but also helped cooking at the former Rosebud as well as the Centurion restaurants. Carol was of the Methodist faith. Carol would often ride with her husband in his trucking business and eventually got her CDL and would even drive the truck. She was an avid fishermen and golfer as well. Carol was known to the community by her generosity and kindness and was know as “Mom” to most of it. Of all her accomplishments she was most proud of her children as well as her grandchildren. It was her family that made her the most happy and who she loved spending time with.
She is survived by: two daughters: Tammy (John) Tasker of Clintonville and Triscia Bartley of Parker; six sons: Tom (Melanie) Courson of St. Petersburg, Tim (Gaylene) Courson of Knox, Troy (Mary Leigh) Courson of St. Petersburg, Terry “Chuck” (Michele) Courson of Parker, Todd (Brenda) Courson of Parker, and Robert (Marcy) Courson of St. Petersburg; fifteen grandchildren, twenty eight great-grandchildren; number of nieces and nephews; brother Edward Bargerstock of Worthington.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son-in-law Adam Bartley, brother Robert Bargerstock, and sister-in law Virginia Bargerstock.
Friends ay call 2-4 and 6-8 Sunday at H. Hack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 So. Wayne Ave. Parker. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday at Parker United Methodist Church (Everyone please meet at Church), Washington St., Parker with Rev. Ken Hughes, United Methodistminister, officiating. Interment in Perryville Cemetery, near Parker.