Friday, May 23, 2003
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Lela Faye Carr, 76, of Grand Chain died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at her home. She was born July 16, 1927, in Cairo, daughter of Ernest and Elsie Abney. She married James Carr, who preceded her in death in 1987.
Carr was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Dongola, Ill.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan Nottage of Anna, Ill.; five sons, Carl Carr of Grand Chain, Willie Carr of Belknap, Ill., Paul Carr of Paducah, Ky., Jessie Carr of Anna, Stanley Carr of Cairo; two sisters, Pat Casper of Mounds, Ill., Bertie Curneil of Missouri; 16 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter.
Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill., after 11 a.m. Tuesday.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tex Perry officiating. Burial will be in Ullin Cemetery.
Lillie B. Lake Abney
Linda Carol Abney
Lucy Abney Mosley Simpson, 77, of 318 Wilson St., widow of Sammie Simpson, died Nov. 14, 1999, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Survivors: sons, David Mosley, Alfred Mosley, Sammie Lee Simpson, all of Laurens, Allen Mosley of Gray Court, J.C. Mosely of Philadelphia, and Willie Abney of Cincinnati; daughters, Audrey Copeland, Lucy Allen, and Lillie Neely, all of Laurens, Dorothy Brown of Gray Court, Daisy Jenkins of Philadelphia; five brothers; one sister; 41 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Predeceased: four sons; and one daughter.
Service: 3 p.m. Friday at Duncan Creek Baptist Church, Clinton. Burial: church cemetery. Sanders-Thompson Funeral Services, Clinton
Luther Dale Abney, Sr.
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