CARR, EDITH WHITE, 95
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Gainesville - Edith White Carr, 95, peacefully went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was born February 20, 1919 in Huntsville, Alabama to Bryan and Mamie White. She was married in 1938 to James Jones. They had two children, Patricia Jones Brannen and James Jones, Jr. They lived in Sylacauga, Alabama.
Following the death, of James Jones, Edith married Bailey Carr. They were married for 28 years. They lived in Anniston,Alabama, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Lynchburg, Virginia. In 1981, Bailey passed away and Edith moved to Gainesville, Florida, where she worked as a Property Manager until her retirement.
She was an active member at North Central Baptist Church for 32 years. She was faithfully involved in her Sunday School class and Missionary support group. Above all else, Edith loved and served the Lord for many years.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Jones Brannen (Jerre), granddaughters, Stacy Darty, (Walt), Kelly Carr (Calvin), Terre Ulm (Scott), Kim Jones and grandsons, Peyton Jones (Kristen), Jerre Brannen, Jr. (Melissa), 16 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, and her brother, Jerald White. She was preceded in death by her son, James Jones, Jr. and her brothers, Grady White and David Leon White.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 AM on Thursday, April 24, 2014 with visitation one hour prior at North Central Baptist Church. Interment will be in Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to North Central Baptist Church, 8001 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606 designated for the Building Fund or International Missions.
Arrangements are in the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home (352) 378-2528. An online guestbook is available
Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemeteries
725 NW 23rd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609
Published in Gainesville Sun from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2014