unknown undated newspaper clippings from grandma grace's book
with handwritten inscription: "worked with her at Mattinglys. Grace"
Mrs Sylvia Lee Karr, 71, a resident of 131 E Seventh St, Trenton, died Sunday morning, April 8 1990 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. The church pastor, Dr Clyde Elder, will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Trenton.
There is no family visitation scheduled at the Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home.
Mrs Karr was born March 2 1919 in Trenton Mo the daughter of Mack Elbert and Elva Jane Mason Dockery. She was married to Francis Benton Karr on Man 23 1936 in Trenton. He died Oct 2 1978.
Mrs Karr, a lifelong resident of Trenton, was employed by Mattinglys Brothers for 19 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Trenton Rebekah Lodge No. 15.
Mrs Karr was a life member of Laureate Beta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, of which she was president four times, and was a life member of the Grundy County Museum, being elected to the board in 1985. She was a member of the Dorcas Richardson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, serving as regent in 1986, 1987 and 1989, and was a member of the Grundy County Republican Woman's Club. She was elected Republican Committeewoman of the First Ward, serving from 1986 to 1989.
Survivors include 2 sisters, Lavonnne Henderson of Trenton and Kathryn Martin of Bakersfield, Calif; and four nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Karr was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Family members suggest contributions to the First Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of Mrs Karr.
Funeral Services for Mrs Sylvia Lee Karr were held at 1:30p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. The church pastor, the Rev. Clyde Elder, officiated.
Mrs KArr, a resident of 131 E Seventh St, Trenton, died Sunday April 8 1990 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton at the age of 71.
Mrs Fern Muff played the organ accompaniment for Mrs Becky McDonald who sang "He Touched Me" and "The Lords Prayer".
Pallbearers were Jimmy Frey, Paul Wayne Frey, Charles Marquis, George Rentfrow, Leo Bell and Gary Black.
Burial was in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Trenton, under the direction of the Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home.