Adolphus Manning Karr and Eunice Inez Waddell Karr
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Funeral services for A.M. Karr, 85, were held January 17 in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Norris Taylor officiating.

Mr. Karr died January 15 in the Crosbyton Hospital. He was a retired dairy farmer. A member of the First Baptist Church and a veteran of WWI, Mr. Karr came to Dickens County in 1927 from Fisher County.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eunice Karr, Spur; three daughters, Mrs. Tony Williamson, Spur; Mrs. Marie Beadle, Lubbock; and Mrs. Dot Barclay, Midland; two sons, John M. Karr, and Clifford Karr, both of Lubbock; three sisters, Mrs. Velma Thrasher, Mrs. Ivey Mitchell and Mrs. Nelah Stephens, all of Albertville; fourteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Pallbearers included Wayne Beadle, Wilburn Ball, Fred Neaves, Rex Carlisle, Arner Watson and Lloyd Hindman.

Burial was in the Spur Cemetery.

©The Texas Spur, January 24, 1980
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay, Spur Museum, transcribed by B. Hodges, August 2004

Services for Eunice I. Karr, 83, were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church with church pastor Rev. Norris Taylor, officiating.

Mrs. Karr, a 54 year resident of Dickens County, was dead on arrival at Methodist Hospital, January 9 [Friday]. She had been a resident of the Crosbyton Care Center. She married A.M. Karr [September 22] in 1917 in Ellis County. They came to Dickens County in 1927 from Fisher County. Mr. Karr, who died in January of 1980, was an early day dairyman and farmer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, John and Clifford, both of Lubbock; three daughters, Mrs. Tony Williamson of Spur, Marie Beadle of Lubbock and Dot Barclay of Midland; five brothers, Rube Waddell of Spur. Bert Waddell of Abilene, Norris Waddell of Oklahoma City, Okla. J. D. Waddell of Kansas City, Kan., and Bill Waddell of Bryan; three sisters, Sarita Castleberry, Louise McBeth and Ethlen Patterof, all of Abilene; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Burial was in Spur Cemetery under direction of Campbell Funeral Home.

©The Texas Spur, January 1981
From the scrapbook of Thelma Kimmel Scott


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