Claire “Diana” Carr, 77, of Parsons, West Virginia, died at his home on April 11, 2022.
She was born on June 25, 1944 to the late Martin and Bessie Williams of Upshur County.
Diane is survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Delbert; daughter, Sharon (Bobby) Dennis; sons, David Carr and Michael (Tina) Carr, all of Parsons; and his daughter, Tracy Carr of Charleston, West Virginia; grandchildren, Billy (Natalie) Dennis, Amber Dennis, Mary Beth Carr and Ethan Carr; and great-grandchildren, Jacob and Mason Dennis.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her sister, Irene Merle Nitz; and his brothers, Ray, Bobby and Donald Williams.
Diane was a devoted wife and mother with strong Christian values. A devoted housewife, her joy was taking care of her family. Many proclaimed her to be an incredible cook, best known for her potato salad, home-baked hot rolls and pies, and she frequently put those talents to good use, not only as a back-up cook in the system school, but also by volunteering as a cook. at the Tucker County Fair, Camp 4-H and many religious functions.
Having spent most of her life on a farm, she was a hard worker. She enjoyed growing a garden and canning, and her home was always open to her children’s friends, nephews and nieces, and other family members and friends. Outside of the family, her favorite pastime was Saturday morning garage sales. She was a strong supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a charity for which she previously organized numerous fundraisers. She attended St. George’s United Methodist Church and was a member of United Methodist Women for 36 years.
A memorial service to celebrate Diane’s life will be held on April 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. at St. George’s United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made in Diane’s memory to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Muscular Dystrophy Association — US National Office, 161 N. Clark, Suite 3550, Chicago, IL, 60601, https://www.mda. org/ways-to-giv.
This obituary is courtesy of Hostetler Funeral Home for Clara “Diana” Carr.
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