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Ethel Carr, 79
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Ethel Carr, 79, of Murfreesboro, died Friday, Jan. 9.
She was a native of Hanover Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania and the daughter of the late Walter Scott and Ethel Morgan Brooks. She was also preceded by her husband Thomas Carr on Dec. 21, 2014.
Mrs. Carr is survived by daughters, Debbie Carr of Ft. Jones, Calif., Karen Carr, Kim Luther and her husband Brad, all of Murfreesboro; sons, Tim Carr and his wife Pam of Dickson and Tom Carr of Columbia; five grandchildren and a host of other loving family and friends.
Mrs. Carr was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church. She had a passion for classical music, studied and taught piano, and served several churches as a pianist and organist throughout her life. Mrs. Carr was an avid gardener and loved camping and traveling across the U.S.
Services were held Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Dr. Jim Clardy officiated. Burial followed at Garden of Memory Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blackman Middle School band, 3945 Blaze Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37128 c/o David England or John Hearnes. An online guestbook is available for Mrs. Carr at
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 14, 2015