Hester Mae Nored Carr of Greers Ferry, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2013, at the age of 98. She was born on October 27, 1914, in Shiloh, Arkansas, and was the daughter of the late W. R. Bill and Vita Murphree Nored.
Mrs. Carr was a devoted wife and mother and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a devoted Bible scholar, attending Joy of Living Bible Study for many years. She served her church in numerous capacities. She was also a self taught seamstress. She will be greatly missed by all her friends and loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 78 years, Lonnie Carr; a daughter, Shirla Mae Carr; a brother, Daulton Nored; and three sisters, Lucy Verser, Etta Lafferty, and Jetta Carr.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Jo Brewer and her husband, Gene; a granddaughter, Lisa Brewer; a grandson, Greg Brewer and his wife, Jackie; and a great-granddaughter, Georgia Mae Brewer. Mrs. Carr is also survived by many other nieces and nephews as well as other beloved relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, January 6, 2013, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Brownsville, Arkansas. Funeral services were held on Monday, January 7, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Bro. Greg Carr officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Jerry Carr, Roger Brewer, Billy Tom Bittle, Harold Carr, Terry Carr, and Robert Guynes served as pallbearers.
Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc