Rita Arlene Carson, a resident of Hitchita, died Jan. 5, 2021 in Edmond at the age of 71. She was born Augu. 30, 1949 in Morris to Troy and Dora Mae (Castleberry) Kaler.
Rita married David Carson, September 25, 1987 in Boynton, Oklahoma. Rita was a registered nurse currently working with Rainbow Home Health. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Hitchita.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Troy and Dora Mae Kaler, a son, James Allen Carson, also by a brother, David Kaler.
Rita is survived by her husband, David Carson of the home; three children: Tommy Little of Hitchita, Billy Little of Hoffman and Billy Joe Carson of Shawnee; several grandchildren; aunt, Cora Rae Davis of Haskell; also by a host of friends and other relatives.
Viewing will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at Freewill Baptist Church in Hitchita. Interment will follow in Lackey Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.