Aug 09, 2045 – Feb 08, 2011
Mary Jean Carr, 65, of Louisa, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at her residence. She was born August 9, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri. Mary Jean was a member of Yanceyville Christian Church, an avid quilter, homemaker, gardener, genealogist and artist. She was active in Chapter P of GWRRA where she earned her Iron Butt” National Parks Riders Award. Jean retired from Tri-Dim Filter Corporation in Louisa as a billing specialist.
She is survived by her husband Richard Carr whom she loved for 52 years her mother Mary Milsaps son Tim Carr of North Carolina daughter Laura Carr of Charlottesville brother Carl Weber of Arkansas sister Marsha Viala of Arkansas grandchildren Irielle Carr of Barboursville and Trystam Carr of Charlottesville cousins Brenda Burns and Dee Spencer both of Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her father Lee Darty.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday February 11 2011 at Woodward Funeral Home 200 Fredericksburg Ave. Louisa VA 23093. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday February 12 2011 at Yanceyville Christian Church 594 Yanceyville Road Louisa VA 23093. A private graveside will be held at Yanceyville Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Murphy Terry officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society 1445 E Rio Road; Suite 104 Charlottesville VA 22901.
Richard & Mary,Words cannot do justice. I can only imagine the sorrow in your hearts right now. It was a real pleasure knowing her. With deepest sympathy to your entire family, especially the granddaughters. Oh how she loved those young`uns. Gary & Mona
May Almighty God of all Comfort and Tender Mercies Comfort the Carr Family 2Co.1:3,4, The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear His Voice and come out, Almighty God will wipe out every tears from their eyes and Death Will be no more, Almighty God HOPE and PROMISE SOON TO BE ATTAIN, May these thoughts be of some Comfort. [email protected]
Very sorry to hear of your families loss. Jean was a wonderful person and will be missed greatly by all. You and your family are in my prayers Sincerely, Rodney & Pam Redding
Laura and The Carr Family,I am so sorry for your loss. This is a very hard time and please let me know if I can do anything for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Jean was one of those rare people who you just naturally gravitated toward because you knew she was all kindness and goodness. She was the most thoughtful, caring, giving and creative person I`ve ever know. She was deeply loved by all who had the privilege to know her. And boy, could that lady cook!My deepest sympathies to her family and friends for this tremendous loss.
Jean was truly the angel that God sends to walk among us. It will take quite awhile for the hole in my heart to heal. My prayers to all of the family and also those having a hole” to heal.”
We were saddened to learn of your loss of Jean. Please be assured that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Most sincerely, John and Ruth
Richard, I just learned of Jean`s passing. She fought bravely to beat the cause of her illness.Be assured that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find strength in the precious memories you have of Jean.
Richard, Very sorry to hear about Jean. Tresure the memories you have of the 52 years you had to gether. You are in thoughts and prayers.
My deepest condolences to Richard and the entire family. It`s been over 40 years since I was with you Richard, but even then Jean was the most important person in your life. I truly feel for you in this time of sorrow.
Worked with Jean at Tri-Dim – she was a such special person and a joy to talk to – she will be missed. My prayers are with her family during this hard time – may God wrap His arms of mercy around you all and comfort you as only He can during this difficult time.
I worked with Jean at Tri-Dim before she retired. It was pleasure to have her as she was always caring, hopeful and dedicated to her work. She had a great passion for her family. My condolences extend to her entire family as I know how hard must be to lose a wife, mother and grandmother. May God bring comfort to all the family in this time of sorrow.
Jean was one of those rare people who always had time to show she cared. You could always count on her to be there with a warm smile and hug. She was the most creative and talented person I`ve known and will miss her dearly. I feel truly blessed to have had the honor to know her.Our deepest sympathy to the family for your loss.
Richard,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We have fond memories of the time you and Jean were at First Baptist Church of Springfield. May God surround you with His love during these difficult days.John and Helen BerryRussellville, AL
Sorry we didn`t hear of this earlier, we will keep you you in our prayers, Richard. Your GWRRA friends in Bedford.