Betty Carlson

BRAIDWOOD—Betty S. “Suzie” Carlson, 71, of Villa Rica, GA., but recently of Braidwood, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Suzie was born May 12, 1948 in Hoosier, IN to Walter and Izora (nee Janes) Henager. She was happily married to Jimmy Carlson for 52 years. Suzie had a passion for music and enjoyed singing in the church choir. She also loved spending time with family and friends. Her laughter was contagious and she always had a smile on her face.
She is survived by her nieces: Doris Harrison, Penny Hiracheta, Jennifer Jeffries and Jackilyn Harrison; her nephews, James Waldrop and Joniell Hiracheta; her cousin, Jim Thomas; her brother-in-law, Robert (Mary) Carlson; her sister-in-law, Mary Jo Carlson and many great-nieces, great-nephews and wonderful friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Carlson; her parents, Walter and Izora Henager; her brother, Leon Henager; her sisters, Ruby Kasson and Beatrice Beakley and her nephews, Mike Pittman and Bill Waldrop.
Visitation will be from 9 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 at the Ferrari Funeral Chapel, 1044 Ferrari Dr., Coal City with Pastor Bradley Shumaker officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Willow Hills Memorial Park in Willow Springs, IL, 9100 Archer Ave.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at
Ferrari Funeral Services of Coal City is entrusted with arrangements.