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Vicki Carson

Vicki Carson

Vicki Carson 78, of Windsor Heights formerly of Diagonal passed away Saturday morning October 21, 2023, at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines surrounded by her loved ones. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday October 29, 2023, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Open memorial visitation, with family to receive friends will be from 1:00 p.m. Sunday, until the time of the service. Memorials are to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. She always felt very strongly about supporting children’s hospitals. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com.
Victoria Page Carson was born on December 25, 1944, in San Diego, CA, the daughter of Edward Reynolds and Edna Bernice (Page) Reynolds. Vicki graduated from Diagonal Community High School on May 24, 1962.
On October 7, 1962, Vicki was united in marriage to Arthur Garrett in Diagonal, IA. They made their home in Diagonal and Vicki worked for K-Mart in Creston and later in Des Moines for 25 years. Vicki loved her job at K-Mart where she ran the electronics department and then moved on to the Office Manager position. Vicki made many friends at K-Mart, and to this day she still was in contact with many of them. Vicki and Art later divorced. Vicki transferred to K-Mart in Des Moines, IA in 1983, where she held the position as Office Manager until the closing of the K-Marts stores.
On May 28, 1988, Vicki was united in marriage to Jerry Carson at the Little Brown Chapel in Arkansas. Vicki took a new job as office coordinator for Jacobson Transportation, working that position 20 plus years until the company was sold. As she puts it, she didn’t ever retire the company did!! Following her time with Jacobson Transportation she volunteered at the Urbandale Library, as she eased into retirement in 2014. Vicki and Jerry made their home in Windsor Heights, IA until her passing.
Vicki is survived by her husband, Jerry Carson, of Windsor Heights, IA; two daughters, Julie Malcom (husband, Bob) of Mount Ayr, IA, Ronda Evans (husband, Chris) of Diagonal, IA; nine grandchildren, Neely Erickson (husband, Sam) of Urbandale, IA, Heath Evans (Laura Hibbs) of Diagonal, IA, Colter Pickering of Cedar Rapids, IA, Rob Evans (April) of Creston, IA, Kerri Levi (husband, Jeromy) of Norwalk, IA, Scott Evans (wife, Dustie) of New Virginia, IA, Chayse Malcom of Clarinda, Kade Malcom (wife, Amber) of Clarinda and Shaylen Linke of Clarinda; her sister-in-law, Jodi Fagen of Huxley, IA; nephews, Jamie Jungst of Slater, IA, Jason Jungst of Elkhart, IA, Travis Jungst (wife, Amber) of Slater, IA, Garrett Fagen of Elkhart, IA; and many other family members that loved her dearly.
Preceding Vicki in death were her adoptive parents, Bob Baker and Alma Rodgers, also father-in-law, Dean Carson, and mother-in-law, Mary Carson.

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