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.