Nellie Ann Carr
Nellie Ann Carr
Age89, of Cedarville, WV, departed this life on July 5, 2008, at the Inn of Marietta following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 3, 1918, in Braxton Co., daughter of the late Ullysses L. and Lucy Wilson Alkire Smith. Mrs. Carr was a homemaker, member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church and a member of the Cedarville Community Club. She also loved gardening, reading and cooking.
On Jan. 22, 1937, she was united in marriage to Edward L. “Eddie” Carr, who preceded her in death on July 16, 2006.
Surviving are three daughters and one son, Sharon Johnson and husband David of Coolville, Rebecca Sabo and husband Jim of Rockwell, N.C., Barbara Poland and husband Gerald of Wilmington, Del., and Paul Carr and wife Garland of Barberton, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Julie Bradshaw, Sherry Smith, Michael Poland, Leslie Poland, Scott Sabo, Olivia Sabo and Derrick Smith-Johnson; four great-grandchildren, Zachery Poland, Rachael Poland, Benjamin Bradshaw and Katy Bradshaw; and sister, Lucy Marie Bailey of Jane Lew, WV.
In addition to her husband, Nellie was preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers, Mildred DeVar, Mary McConkey, Hugh, Ray, Homer Lee, Lewis, Thomas and Wayne Smith.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., Glenville. Burial will follow in the Cedarville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-9 PM Monday at the mortuary. Family requests contributions be made to your local hospice care. Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Nellie A. Carr with arrangements.