Mr. Jakie Prather “Jake” Carr, 85, of the Fremont community near Union City, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olive Cemetery near Union City, with his sons, Brother Steve Carr and Brother Danny Carr, officiating.
Those serving as pallbearers will be Jacob Carr, Stephen Carr, Colton Carr, Jim Shealy, Larry Thompson, Tommy Snowden and Mark Ward.
There will be no public visitation and friends are ask to meet at the cemetery at 3:15 p.m. on Friday.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Cemetery Association.
He was born Jan. 26, 1935, in Union City to the late Ambret (Thomas) Carr and the late Buford Carr. He married Maggie (Barnes) Carr on July 27, 1957. She passed away on Sept. 15, 2013.
Mr. Carr was a longtime supervisor-Field Crew at Pioneer. He was also a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church near Union City.
He is survived by two sons, Steve (Renee) Carr of Union City and Danny (Karen) Carr of Union City; three grandsons, Jacob (Hannah) Carr of Palmetto, Ga., Stephen Carr of Union City and Colton (Haley) Carr of Union City; two great-granddaughters, Addy Ray Carr of Palmetto and Maggie Jo Carr of Union City; and two sisters, Floella Caldwell of Union City and Mignon (Snooks) Guess of Union City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister, Nona Ruth Ward; and two brothers, Darius Carr and Jess Carr.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.