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Jon Carol Carsey

June 22, 1942 ~ April 2, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Jon Carsey Obituary

Decatur ~ Jon Carol Carsey, 81, passed from this Earth Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024.

Jon Carol was born June 22nd, 1942, to Ethel Rowena Pierce and Charles Brown Carsey in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from UT Arlington and took her Master’s Degree in Microbiology from UT. Carol attended Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for her PHD in Microbiology.  She was partner in Marie Hatfield Financials International, who brought La Madeleine to Dallas from Paris. Jon Carol was the restaurant’s accountant in their early years. 

Jon Carol owned Big Bear Ranch in Possum Kingdom from 1988 to 2020 where she and Piner Thomason later ran Old Piner Construction Co. They designed and built many fine docks on the lake until Thomason’s death in 2016.

Jon Carol served her community in Possum Kingdom through the Women’s Auxiliary, who organized the Volunteer Fire Department donation sales. Jon Carol, who read all the time, served as Librarian for the Auxiliary. Her love of art, nature, science and music was shared with near-by neighbors, visitors, and stargazers.  Jon Carol was a beloved sister, aunt, and friend to many who will miss her dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, by her sister Meri Welles, and by her brother Gerald Pierce Carsey.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her sisters, Diana Carsey of Florida, and Sweety Carsey Bowman of Flower Mound, Texas, and extended family members and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life will take place at Possum Kingdom Lake, in Graford, Texas to be announced. For information contact:   In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider a donation to Charlie’s Angels Meals on Wheels, in Graford, Texas, 1410 SE M.L.K. Jr St, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 Phone: (940) 325-7919

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