Martha Carr

Martha Ann Carr, 80, of Pine Bluff passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013. She was born January 5, 1933 to the late Thomas Jenkins and Alberta Hill. She accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age at the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Merrill High School and UAPB (formerly Arkansas AM&N College).

She was married to the late Andrew (Jackie) Carr, III for 56 years. Mrs. Carr taught school for 30 of those years, in Stuttgart and Pine Bluff. She was a private person but she taught public school because she loved teaching children.

She is survived by her son Andrew J. Carr, IV (Jodie), three sisters, Carrie Manning, Barbara Johnson (Ezell), Jeraldine Hughes (Willie) all of Pine Bluff, one brother, Larry Hill of Gary, Indiana, one granddaughter, Twylla Carr, and two great-grandchildren, Lamont and Lauren Washington, and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis and Carlton Hill.

Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Pleasant Grove MBC by Rev. Harold Shirlee. Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Memorial Garden by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.

The body will lie in state at the church Thursday from 10:15 a.m. until service time.

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