Joseph B. Karr and Inez Gertrude Yeakley Karr
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Joseph B. KARR
Born: 20 Nov 1908 Albertville, Ala.
Died: 8 Aug 1972 Abilene, Texas
Father: John B. KARR
Mother: Susie CLEVELAND
Spouse: Inez Gertrude YEAKLEY
Father: Edgar F. YEAKLEY
Mother: Sara Elizabeth TUCKER



Funeral services are scheduled today (Thursday) for Joseph B. Karr, 63, in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Norris Taylor, pastor, officiating.

Mr. Karr died August 8 in an Abilene hospital. He had farming interests in the Spur area, and had lived in Dickens County since 1926. He was a deacon in the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Inez Karr, Spur; two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Williams, Lubbock; Tanya Sue Karr, Spur; four sons, Dub Karr, Abilene; Arien and Tim Karr, both of Lubbock and Don Karr,Spur; Two brothers, A.M. Karr, Spur and J.T. Karr, Alabama; five sisters, Mrs. Allie Driver, Mrs. Velma Thrasher, Mrs. Inese Decker, Mrs. Iva Lee Mitchell, Mrs. Nilah Stephens, all of Albertville, Ala. Thirteen grandchildren also survive.

Burial will be in Spur Cemetery.

©The Texas Spur, Thursday, August 10, 1972 page 5

SPUR Services for Inez Gertrude Karr, 89, of Abilene will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Spur with the Rev. Richard Harbison officiating.

Burial will be in Spur Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Campbell Funeral Home.

She died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at the Sears Methodist Nursing Home in Abilene.

She was born on Aug. 22, 1911, in Chico. She graduated from Spur High School in 1928. She lived most of her life in Spur. She married Joseph B. Karr on Dec. 18, 1929, in Dickens. He died in Aug. 8, 1972. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Spur.

A son, J.W. "Dub" Karr, died on 1976.

Survivors include three sons, Arlen of Plano, Tim of Lubbock and Don of Spur; two daughters, Charlotte Williams of Abilene and Tanya Sue Petty of Clovis, N.M.; a brother, Barney Yeakley of Spur; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, October 19, 2000

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