The Ottumwa Courier

April 16, 2013

Marna Carr


Ottumwa Courier

---- — KEOSAUQUA — Marna I. Carr, 90, of rural Keosauqua, died at 12:45 a.m. April 15, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren Hospice, Keosauqua.

She was born Aug. 1, 1922, at Lowell to Charles and Annetta Jones Thornburg and married Orville L. Carr July 28, 1946, in Pulaski. He died Feb. 20, 2000.

She lived most of her life in Van Buren County, was a farm homemaker and a member of Lowell Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Tommy Carr (Doris), Melvin Carr (Sharon) and Rex Carr (Nancy), all of Keosauqua; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Dayton Thornburg (Janice) of New London; and a sister, Velva DeLong of New London.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Burton Thornburg; and a daughter-in-law, Marcy Carr.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua; Rev. Jerry Caughron officiating. Burial will be in the Bonaparte Cemetery.

Visitation will open at 2 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m.

Gifts to a memorial designated later by the family may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 24342 170th St., Keosauqua, Iowa 52565.


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