The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the First Salem Baptist Church, Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia, where the Reverend Paul McFarland is Pastor. Prophet Charlie C. Carr will officiate. Burial will follow in the Champ Waters Cemetery, Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Clarence was born February 2, 1966 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to Bessie Hillmon Carr Tookes and the late Charles Carr. He was a 1984 graduate of the historic D. F. Douglass High School. He also attended the South Georgia Technical College of Americus, Georgia whereas he majored in aircraft sheet metal. For a number of dedicated years he was employed with Blue Bird Body Company of Ft. Valley, Georgia as a painter until his health failed. He was the founder of Angels Over The City and he started the Soup Kitchen Program in Montezuma. He also presided as Chaplain of the Montezuma Police Department and a temporary volunteer fireman of the Montezuma Fire Department. At an early age he joined the First Salem Baptist Church and later he became a member of the First United Holiness Church in Montezuma.
Clarence was married to the former Angienette Jordan and to this union they were blessed with one daughter. Later in life he married the former Wanda Wilson.
On Friday, August 24, 2012, Clarence Carr departed his earthly life for an eternal life. “A precious one from us is gone, a voice we love is still, a place is vacant in our hearts, that can never more be filled.” He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Wanda Wilson Carr, Las Vegas, Nevada; his daughter, Chassidy Keonte’ Carr, Montezuma, Georgia; three step-sons, Tomarriane Wilson and Tayvion Wilson, both of Las Vegas, Nevada and Derrick Jordan, Atlanta, Georgia; his parents Bessie Carr Tookes and John Tookes, Sr., Montezuma, Georgia; two grandchildren, Chasen Mills and Camren Jackson; siblings, Doris (Nathaniel) Harris, Calvin Carr, Martha (Charles) Harris, Barbara (Michael) Felton, Prophet Charlie C. Carr, all of Montezuma, Georgia; Jim Butler, Perry, Georgia: two step-brothers John Tookes, Jr. Savannah, Georgia and Willie Frank (Helen) Roberts Montezuma, Georgia; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ervin Peterson, Johnny Green, Lawrence Green, Joyce Chalmers, Patricia Green, and Alice Green all of Las Vegas, Nevada; aunts, Gussie Harris, Oglethorpe, Georgia and Linda Clayton, Jacksonville, Florida; one uncle, Sylvester Hillmon, Lantana, Florida; godsister, Shirley Harvey, Warner Robins, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Elaine Hill(Thursday, September 27 12 10:50 pm EDT)
My deepest sympathy to the Carr Family..God will comfort you through your very sad days, just continue to look to him.
- Brenda Davis(Sunday, September 02 12 06:15 pm EDT)
may god's grace strengthen you.
- SHELYN HARPE(Saturday, September 01 12 05:50 pm EDT)
CLARENCE YOU WILL BE MISSED GREATLY!YOU WERE ALWAYS A JOY TO BE AROUND AND WHENEVER I SAW YOU THERE WAS THAT BEAUTIFUL SMILE AND THAT IS WAHT I WILL REMEMBER MOST ABOUT YOU. AND MY HEART FELT SYMPATHY TO THE ENTIRE CARR FAMILY.
- Bertha H. Spencer(Friday, August 31 12 09:31 pm EDT)
May God comfort you all in this very difficult time. The family is in my prayers.
- SARA CLEMONS(Friday, August 31 12 12:07 am EDT)
I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.PLEASE TAKE COMFORT IN GOD'S WORD THE BIBLE THAT ONE DAY SOON HE PROMISES TO FREE US ALL FROM THE GRIPS OF DEATH'S STRONGHOLD.
YOUR PAIN MY LAST A LIFETIME,BUT SO WILL THE MEMORIES.
- Palvelie Rucker(Thursday, August 30 12 11:01 pm EDT)
R.I.P Classmate .
-The Rucker Family
- MELVYNA CURGIL(Thursday, August 30 12 04:07 pm EDT)
I'M PRAYING YOUR STRENGTH IN THE LORD THAT YOU FIND COMFORT IN HIS WORDS BECAUSE IT IS HIM THAT CAN GIVE YOU THE PEACE YOU NEED IN THIS TIME OF SORROW, I HAVE YOUR FAMILY IN MY PRAYERS.
- Carlessa Tookes Laster(Thursday, August 30 12 02:05 pm EDT)
IT IS A DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO SAY IT IS REALY SAD TO HEAR THAT SOMEBODY GONE THAT I KNOW AND WENT TO SCHOOL WITH AND WENT TO CLASS AND MARCH. DOWN THE LINE WITH WHAT I AM TRYING TO SAY I AM ALSO THE CLASS OF 1984 FROM D.F.DOUGLASS HIGH SCOOL SO REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND
- Peggie Martin Davis(Thursday, August 30 12 01:20 pm EDT)
With deepest Sympathy.
The class of 84
We will miss you and our prayers to the Family.
- Becky Harris-Davis(Wednesday, August 29 12 09:56 pm EDT)
Your laugh and your sence of humor will always be remembered you always had me laughing you accepted me as your neice and you will be missed. May God keep the family safe in his arms during this time. may you find rest in the the LORD