Mrs. Billie Dial Carlson entered the Lordís presence Monday, December 5, 2011 after a courageous fight with cancer. At the time of her death, she resided at the Alliance Community for Retirement Living in Deland, FL. She was born February 27, 1921 in Asheville, the daughter of the late Robert and Lula Hamlet Dial. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Reverend David A. Carlson.
Survivors include a son, Paul Carlson of Arizona; a daughter, Joy Carlson of Washington; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 3:00 pm Saturday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Hendersonville.
Memorials in Billieís name may be made to The Gideons International P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.