Obituary: Lena Pearl Mills Carr

Published 8:32 am Tuesday, April 19, 2011

CARR, Lena Pearl Mills, 81, a resident of Luverne, AL passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011.

Funeral services were held at 3 pm Saturday April 9, 2011 at Joquin Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Thomas, Rev. Jerry Wilkes and Randy Wilkes officiating.

Interment followed in the church cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

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Mrs. Carr was preceded in death by her parents, Parker and Idell Gregory Mills; four sisters, Mada Messick, Floeys Wilson, Frances West and Mildred Wilson; and three brothers, Aubrey Mills, Charles Mills and George “ Preacher Boy” Mills.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Sammy Carr; two daughters, Connie Martin and Cathy (Randy) Wilkes; three grandchildren, Rae Martin, Haden Wilkes and Ryan Wilkes; sister, Helen (Frank) Lowery; and a brother, Billy (JoAnn) Mills.

Active pallbearers were John A. Jones, Mike Mills, Steve Mills, Donald Thomas, Charles Walker and Tommy West.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Crenshaw County Relay for Life  or the Muscular Dystrophy Association.