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Phyllis Dene Fuller Carr, 89 – Passed September 13, 2018

Phyllis Dene Fuller Carr died peacefully in the hospice wing of Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri, on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the age of 89.

She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on May 19, 1929, the daughter of Harry M. Fuller and Bernice Vivian (Bolt) Fuller.

She married Hazen Cyril Carr on September 6, 1947, in Grand Rapids. They enjoyed nearly 71 years of marriage.

Phyllis was an amazing mother of five boys, all born within six years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was an excellent role model not only for her family but everyone she touched. She was a member of the Cabool Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Hazen C. Carr, and her son, Phillip Hazen Carr (Mary Ann Mutrux) of Willow Springs, Missouri.

She is survived by four sons, Timothy George Carr (Cheri) of Bensenville, Illinois, Todd Alan Carr (Paula) of Midland, Michigan, Nathan Lyle Carr (Janet) of Edcouch, Texas, and Jon Russell Carr (Arlene) of Jeffersonton, Virginia: ten grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. October 20, 2018, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Cabool, Missouri, with a reception to follow. The family would like to thank the Jehovah’s Witness family for all their loving support and Kabul Nursing Home and Texas County Memorial Hospital for their compassionate care. No memorial donations are requested.

Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at