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Virda Mae Hughes Carr

November 5, 1941 — March 12, 2024


Mrs. Virda Mae Hughes Carr, wife of Ellis Carr, Jr., for over 50 years of 16 4th Avenue, Greenville, South Carolina, formerly of 201 Pine Log Ford Road in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Lela Mae Hughes, Sr.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two  daughters, Millicent Hughes Davis and Mongela Blassingame, a granddaughter, Alexa Carr. 

Mrs. Carr attended Golden Grove and Athens Elementary School in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. She was a 1961 graduate of Lincoln High School in Taylors, South Carolina where she played basketball, softball and ran track.

Left to cherish her fond memories are her four sons, Fredrick Carr and Phillip Carr (Kim) both of Travelers Rest, SC, Antonio Carr (Von) of Marietta, SC and Ellis Carr (Chasity) of Easley, SC; ; three sisters, Willie Cox of Travelers Rest, SC, Rosella Gertrude Gray, and Juanita Latimore both of Greenville, SC; two brothers, Walter Hughes, Jr. (Linda) of Greenville, SC and Maurice Hughes of Rural Hall, NC; seventeen grandchildren including Braylon Hughes, Andre’ Davis and Sergio Carr who were reared in the home; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Funeral Services: Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 2:00pm, at Watkins, Garrett and Woods Mortuary, with interment in St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery. 

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary

1011 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29605

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. John United Methodist Church

2120 Roe Ford Road, Greenville, SC 29617

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