John Mabry Carson

John Mabry Carson,  86, a longtime resident of San Marcos, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on June 13, 2017.  He was born Jan. 24, 1934, in Hearne, Texas, to John A. and Erna J. (Pope) Carson. John received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy at the University of Texas. On Sept. 17, 1953, he married Barbara Darline Webb and they remained married for 62 years.  John worked as a pharmacist for over 60 years. In that time he and Barbara owned Hillburn’s Pharmacy and the B&J Pharmacy here in San Marcos. John was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday school teacher, and held other positions over the years.  He was also very active in the Gideons International for over 40 years.  

John is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Carson; son John Douglas Carson; and daughter-in-law Sue Carson. He is survived by his son Robert Carson and his daughter Darlene Bohmfalk; his granddaughters Laura Bohmfalk, Amanda Ramirez and her husband John Moses of San Marcos, Lisa King and her husband Aaron of Waco, and Jennifer Carson of San Antonio. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren Madison Ramirez and Annabel King; his sister Freida Carson of Dallas; and other loving relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 18, 2017, from 4 until 6 p.m. at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2017, at Calvary Baptist Church. John will be laid to rest in the San Marcos City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1906 N. Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX, 78666; or to the Gideons International, PO Box 614, San Marcos, TX, 78666. For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home at 512-396-2300 or visit to sign the guest book.

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