Mary Lou Carr



Mary Lou Carr, age 91, of Brownstown, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Hoosier Christian Village, Brownstown.

Mrs. Carr was a homemaker. She loved her family dearly, and she loved spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. Mary Lou also enjoyed going on family vacations and playing games with her family and friends.

Born on August 9, 1931, in Brownstown, Mary Lou was the daughter of Chester, Sr., and Florence McElfresh Goss, both of whom preceded her in death. On March 14, 1951, in Brownstown, she married Earl H. Carr and he preceded her in death on December 3, 2021.

Survivors include one son, Ron (Laverne) Carr of Seymour; one daughter, Carol Sue Mize of Brownstown; four grandchildren: Jon (Nicole) Ray, Jason Ray, Lauren (Andrew) Keller, and Clayton (Mallorie) Carr; four great-grandchildren: Violet Keller, Jameson Carr, Olivia Keller, and Aidan Peters; brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Deloris Goss; brother, Chester Goss; and sister-in-law, Goldie Goss.

Mary Lou was also preceded in death by one brother, Walter Goss; three sisters: Thelma Bell, Lucille Bane, and Opal Davey; three brothers-in-law: Leo Bell, Emmett Bane, and Hugh Davey; and one sister-in-law, Janet Goss.

Funeral services for Mary Lou Carr will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc.

Interment will be at Smallwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Jackson County Humane Society.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff of Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc.

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