Mary Simmons Carr

Mary-carr2Mary Simmons Carr, 76, of 203 Pine St., entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

Wife of James Carr, she was born in Cherokee Falls and was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Gaston Simmons. She was a 1957 graduate of Granard High School, a member of Limestone Missionary Baptist Church and a retired radiology film librarian.

Also surviving are three sons, Jimmy Carr, Jeffrey Carr and Jerry Carr, all of Philadelphia, Pa.; two daughters, Debra Grandy (Robert) of Philadelphia and Deyvonne Carr of the home; a brother, Frank Simmons of Philadelphia; a sister, Evelyn Williamson of Philadelphia; 14 grandchildren, including Zaiyr, Tahlea, Tiara, Joseph, Nadir, DeAndre, Diamond, Dejuan, Robert and Sharon, raised in her home; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 6, at 1 p.m. at Limestone Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Golden officiating. Interment will be in Robinson Chapel Cemetery in Blacksburg. She will lie in state from noon until the service hour.

Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.