Gloria Jean Carr

Published 9:59 am Friday, June 3, 2016

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Beautiful Zion M. B. Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi for Mrs. Gloria Jean Oatis Carr, 53, who died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Merit Health Center, Hattiesburg, MS.  Rev. William Taylor, pastor, officiated with interment following in the Parkman Family Cemetery, Prentiss, MS.  Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gloria Jean Carr was in born in Chicago, Illinois to Mrs. Pearl Oatis and the late Olden Oatis.  She was a member of Beautiful Zion M. B. Church where she served as President of the Youth Usher board and Treasury of the Women’s Mission.

She graduated from Prentiss High School in 1980. She was a former employee of Qualex and Signature Offset and was employed by Lilly Pad Home Health. Mrs. Carr married her high school sweetheart, Robert Carr in 1992 and to this union, three sons were born.

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She is survived by: husband, Robert Carr of Hattiesburg, MS; three sons, Robert R. Carr, Jr., Christopher M. Carr and Isaiah L. Carr all of Hattiesburg, MS; two grandchildren, Serenity Carr and Robert Carr both of Hattiesburg, MS; mother, Pearlie Mae Oatis and mother-in-law, Glennith Carr both of Prentiss, MS; one brother, Larry Oatis of Hattiesburg, MS; two sisters, Betty (Will) Williams of Jackson, MS and Jane (Bill) Jackson of Chino Hills, CA; two sisters-in-law, Tina (Willie) Watts of Prentiss, MS and Felicia (Michael) Ball of Augusta, GA; one brother-in-law, Michael (Linda) Carr of Gulfport, MS; special cousin, Maeola (Garry) Darty of Prentiss, MS; many other relatives and friends.

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