Rufus Carr Sr.

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Funeral services with military honors for Mr. Rufus Carr, Sr., 96, will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Saint Paul C.M.E. Church. The Reverend Hurley V. Grissom will officiate and burial will be in Jacksonville City Cemetery. His family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 pm at K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church. Mr. Carr passed away January 15, 2018 at Jacksonville Medical Center. Mr. Carr was a native and life long resident of Jacksonville. He was retired from the Anniston City Schools and was a U.S. Army WW II Veteran. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul C.M.E. Church. Mr. Carr is preceded in death by his wife, Jewel Thomas Carr; children, Bruce Lamar Carr, Beverly Carr Gates and Valerie Carr; brothers, Charles Lee Carr and Milton Carr. Mr. Carr is survived by children, Rufus Carr, Jr., Bernard Carr, Milton Carr, Crystal Carr Richardson; and granddaughter he raised, Shoshana "Nikki" Carr; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephew, Charlene Elston, Carolyn Green, Bobby Carr; and several great nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Online condolences may be sent to K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center 322 Nisbet Street, NW Jacksonville AL 36265 256-435-7042
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322 Nisbet Street NW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 19, 2018
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