PIQUA - Lois C. Carr, 91, formerly of 1516 Sweetbriar, Piqua, died at 5 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at the Covington Care Center. She was born Aug. 7, 1921, in Bellefontaine to the late Stanley and Lydia (Dunaway) Dow. She married Parker Jackson "Jack" Carr Jan. 29, 1940, in Covington, Ky.; he preceded her in death May 21, 1989.
Survivors include a daughter, Judith (William) Favorite of Bradford; a son, Gary Carr; a granddaughter, Heather (James) Maxwell; and two great-grandsons, Robert J. Maxwell and Carson J. Maxwell. She was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.
Mrs. Carr was a graduate of Bellefontaine High School and retired as a waitress at the former Fort Piqua Hotel Restaurant. She was a member of the Teamsters Retirement Club of Dayton and enjoyed spending summers at her sister, Mary Dow's, home in Webster, Mass.
A service to honor her life will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, with Pastor Louis Reindel officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development, 1306 Garbry Road, Piqua, OH 45356, or Hospice of Miami County Inc., P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com