Rena Carr

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 28, 2010

Rena Elizabeth Gayle Carr, 75, of Suffolk passed away on May 27, 2010.
A native of Smithfield, she was the daughter of the late John Russell Gayle Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Morris Gayle and was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Lennie Jep Carr Jr.
Mrs. Carr retired from Lipton Tea, where she was an accounts payable clerk and a member of the Ambassador Club. She was a member of Oxford United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Lennie Jep Carr III and Tracy P. Carr of Dinwiddie and Michael Russell Carr and Pam B. Carr of Suffolk; grandchildren, Elizabeth Carr Maitland and her husband Kyle, Brittany Nicole Carr, Justin Michael Carr and Russell Ashton Carr; one great grandchild, Chandler Ty Maitland; two brothers, John Russell Gayle Jr. and Jack Morris Gayle and cousin and true friend, Patsy Carroll Jenks.
The family would like to express special thanks to Linda Parker and Linda Asbell for their loving care during the past year.
A funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at Oxford United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ed Johnson, the Rev. Cliff Whitlock and the Rev. Dick Jones officiating.
Burial will follow at Holly Lawn Cemetery. Friends may join the family at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, for visitation on Monday, May 31, from 7 to 8 p.m. and other times at the residence.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Suffolk Chapter, 604 Constance Woods Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434.
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