Carson Sistrunk

Published 6:31 am Monday, September 26, 2022

Funeral services for Mr. Carson Sistrunk were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at First Pentecostal Church in  Jackson. Interment followed at Lakewood Memorial Park, South.

The family received friends Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., and also Saturday from noon until the hour of service at 1 p.m. at First Pentecostal Church.

Carson, age 24, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in New Hebron.  Rev. Greg Frazier officiated, assisted by Bishop Thomas L. Craft, Rev. Hansel Stanley, Rev. Michael Gray, Rev. Darrel Bates and Rev. Scott Sistrunk.

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Serving as Pallbearers were Tanner Gray, Nathaniel Hemby, Nathaniel Wheeler, Josh Gueydan, Levi Gueydan, Johnny Gueydan, Marshall Prince, Peyton Nesmith and Jacob Little.

Honorary Pallbearers included Triston Hemphill, DaLaun Wheeler, Daniel Gueydan, Christian Boone, Michael Fortenberry, Jacob Osborne, Joseph Ingram and Bradley Gilbert.

Carson Monroe Sistrunk was born on Dec. 16, 1997. in Flowood,  to Dale and Darlene Sistrunk.  He was called “best friend” by many.  To Rachel, Tator and the Range family, he was “Padawan.”  To Clint and Paulina, he was “Brother” and “Baby” to his parents.  Carson loved fishing and hunting.  As soon as he was old enough, he would strap on his holster and guns and head out on his bike to hunt.

One of the highlights for Carson was in March of each year.  He and his dad would get the barrels ready for hand grabbing fish in May.  He did not give a thought to the cold water, but would jump in the water to put the barrels out.  He was a joy and full of life.  Carson loved unconditionally and never judged anyone.  Tenderhearted and ready to help everyone would best describe him.

As a baby, Carson was dedicated to God and his parents are thankful for the 24 wonderful years of life that God gave them with Carson. Carson’s mother remarks, “So, maybe in my mind, I want to think, God decided he wanted Carson to show him how to hunt and fish in Heaven.”

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Charles Sistrunk and his brother, Hunter Bryant Sistrunk.

Carson’s memory will forever be cherished by his parents, Dale and Darlene Sistrunk of Pearl; his brother, Clint (Paulina) Sistrunk of Ridgeland; paternal grandmother, Ardith Sistrunk of Jackson; maternal grandparents, Lynn and Margaret Dykes of Pearl and a host of extended family and friends.

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