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Carla Carlson Mhoon

January 31, 1949 ~ April 13, 2021 (age 72)

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Carla Eva Carlson Mhoon, 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by family after an extended illness on April 13, 2021.  She was born Jan. 31, 1949 to the late Carl & Lillian Carlson of Pascagoula.  She graduated Pascagoula High School in 1967 & attended University of Southern Mississippi to pursue a career in Education.  During college, she met & wed John Mhoon on October 31, 1970.  She taught at Eastlawn Elementary for over 20 years where she loved all her students & made many lifelong friendships.  In 2005, she retired to enjoy her favorite job of Nana.  She was the Nana taxi & homework helper in the afternoons.  She had a love for books & was an avid reader.  She loved cooking & family gatherings.  She always had a smile on her face & never met a stranger.  She was genuine & kind to all.  She had a special place in her heart for her fur babies – the late Buddy, Bart & Lola and her current fur baby - Bassett Hound Punky - who just celebrated her 14th birthday.  Carla was a long time member of First Presbyterian Church in Pascagoula.

Carla is preceded in death by her parents – Carl & Lillian Carlson, her sister – Shirley Carlson Fields, her husband – John Colton Mhoon, & her daughter – Stacey Michelle Mhoon Nix.

Carla is survived by her daughter – Amanda (Matt) Blonde, three grandchildren – Hunter Blades, Riley Blades, Emma Blonde;  Sister in law – Linda (Paul) Tennyson of Maryville TN, nieces & nephews – Lara Larsen Bourgeois, Justin (Genesis) Larsen & Chip (Colleen) Larsen – all of Pascagoula,  Angela (Richard) Block, Paula Tennyson, Elizabeth (Jeff) Seiber, Kathy (Robert) Berndsen, Michael Mhoon, Christopher (Maribeth) Mace, Pamela (Gary) Murray, Cynthia Motta, Jenny Ann & many other loved family & friends. 

Visitation will be Sunday, April 18, 2021, 5:00-7:00pm, at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula.  Funeral Service will be Monday, April 19, 2021, 11:00am, at First Presbyterian Church in Pascagoula. 

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April 18, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Homes
4811 Telephone Road
Pascagoula, MS 39567

Funeral Service
April 19, 2021

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church (Pascagoula)

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