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Ethel Mae ((Eddings)) Carr


Ethel Mae Carr, 70, of Fayetteville peacefully passed away on January 27, 2022, with her family and friends by her side.

Ethel is preceded in death by her brother, Lonnie Forest Eddings Jr. and her sisters, Cathy Bailey and Bunnie Parker. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband, William Carr of the home; “Bolt” her beloved fur baby; three children, Randy Carr of Grays Creek, Tammy Carr Poquette (Philip) of Fayetteville, and Audra Carr of the home; her foster children, “Johnny Ray” Musser of Stedman, Serena Welch (Larry) of Oklahoma, Steven Barnes (Fran) of Fayetteville, and Malinda Horne of Oklahoma; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren; and sisters, Linda Shelander (John), Emma Thompson (Richie), Barbara Mendez, and Mary Hales.

Ethel was the owner/manager of the BP Station on Eastern Boulevard and the ETNA station on Grove Street. She was happily married for 54 ½ years to the Love of her life, William Carr, they would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on April 14th.

Ethel loved to cook and spent her time sewing for her family and friends. She loved her Maltese fur baby, Bolt! She loved spending time with all her family and friends, most of all her grandchildren. Ethel loved to visit the mountains, making crafts, listening to Christian music, doing her word searches, and loved to do her adult coloring books. She also enjoyed reading her daily devotional books.

Ethel will truly be missed by all her loved ones.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 8 Pm on Saturday, February 5, 2022, with Pastor John Hedgepeth officiating. A Visitation will be held at 6 Pm to 7:45 Pm on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home. The family will greet friends at 5723 Danville Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28311 any time before and after the Celebration of Life Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society in Memory of Ethel “Mae” Carr. If you’re going to send flowers, the family would prefer plants instead.