Jane Carr, 76, of Forsyth died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at her residence. A
Memorial Mass will be held at 9:00 AM Friday, December 1st in Our Lady of the
Ozarks Catholic Church, Forsyth with Father David Hulshof officiating. Interment will
be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield at a later date.
Clara Jane Carr was born Wednesday, July 23, 1941 in Bloomfield, IA to Hugh
William and Bertha Julia (Casteel) Whitacre. She attended school in Bloomfield and
graduated in the class of 1960. She was married to Donald Carr on December 23,
1958 in Bloomfield. She became a homemaker and later worked for the United State
Postal Service as a mail carrier for the city of Bloomfield. She worked for the Post
office for thirteen years.
Jane was an extraordinary lady. She had an outgoing personality along with a great
sense of humor and a determination that propelled her to do whatever she set her
mind to. She was into woodcarving, flower gardening and stain glass art. She was a
member of the Ozark Mountain Woodcarvers and the Route 66 Trikers. Jane never
met a stranger and was often a volunteer for various responsibilities. She was
organized and a 'take charge' kind of lady that enjoyed meeting and helping people.
Since she was determined and in roundabout means, always got her way. She was
a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Our Lady of the
Ozarks Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Don of Forsyth; two sons, James Allen Carr of Ely,
MN, Donald Lee Carr, Jr. and wife, Kathy of Rockaway Beach, MO; two daughters,
Danita Colleen Carr of Rockaway Beach, Leca Ann Downing and husband, Ray of
Ozark, MO; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gary Wayne Carr; a sister,
Bonnie Hudson; brother-in-law, Dale Hudson; nephews, Charles and David Hudson.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home,
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
"There is a Difference"
Clara Jane Carr
July 23, 1941 - Nobember 25, 2017