Glennis Arlene CarsonGlennis Arlene Carson passed away on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010, at the Weyburn General Hospital with her daughters by her side, at the age of 59 years. Predeceased by her parents, David and Joyce McKinna as well as beloved grandparents, aunts and uncles. She will be dearly missed by her two daughters and their families: Jani (Jeremiah) Carson - Prpich and Grroffalo of Victoria, BC and Jennifer (Kevin Wright) Carson and Rusty of Oxbow, Sk. She is survived by her mother F.E. Joyce McKinna of Alida, Sk.; five brothers: Jack McKinna of Weyburn, Sk, David McKinna of Saskatoon, Sk, Bill McKinna of Alida, Sk, Dick McKinna of Alida, Sk, Ron McKinna of Winnipeg, Mb.; aunt Doreen (Doug) Wilmot of Carnduff, Sk, aunt Phylis Millions of Calgary, Ab, aunt Audrey Meredith of Oxbow, Sk, uncle Hugh (Yvonne) Kennedy of Regina, Sk and uncle Ross (Shirley Ann) McKenna of Alida, Sk; nephews, Tyler (Alissa) McKinna of Regina, Sk, Lance McKinna of Brandon, Mb; as well as various other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Glennis was born February 13, 1951 in Oxbow, Saskatchewan to David and Joyce McKinna. She grew up in Alida, Sk with her five brothers. Glennis attented grade school in Alida and later moved to Oxbow where she completed high school. She often told stories of her fond memories of high school: parties at the dam and driving around with friends. After finishing high school she accepted a job with the Royal Bank which brought her to Weyburn. She raised her two girls at the Carson family farm 10 miles south of Weyburn where she looked after the home, garden and helped with ranching and farming. She moved into an apartment in Weyburn in 1994 with Jani and Jennifer. In 1998 she proudly purchased her own home on Ash Drive. She worked at Sears, the Wholesale Club and the Fabric Center where she rekindled her joy for sewing. She loved her trips to visit family in Alida, Oxbow and Victoria, BC. She enjoyed frequenting garage sales looking for her next treasure or a little something for her girls. Glennis was a wonderful, happy, selfless lady who was always there to encourage you and always let you know you were loved. Her motto was to always do your best and be upbeat and positive. Glennis had many close friends with whom she enjoyed going for coffee and sharing stories. She had a great sense of humour and was happy to share a laugh. Glennis possessed a deep faith and spiritualitythat comforted her through life's challenges. She will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters, family and friends.
Funeral Services were held Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 11:00 am at Fletcher Funeral Chapels, Weyburn, Sk. with Rev. John Ferrier officiating. Interment followed at the Carnduff Cemetery, Carnduff, Sk.with Pastor John Schultz officiating Condolences may be left at www.fletcherfuneralchapel.com . Arrangements were entrusted to Fletcher Funeral Chapels Ltd. Weyburn, Sk. (306)842-5432