Zelda “Grey” Carr of Washington, NC died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
She was born April 2, 1930 in Wayne County, NC daughter of the late Nathan Potter and Seany Phillips Potter and was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years Hugh Carr.
Grey graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in 1951 and attended First Church of Christ in Washington, NC. She was a life time honorary member of the Boiling Springs Lake Garden Club. During her husband’s employment with Babcock and Wilcox she had the opportunity to live on Batam Island, Indonesia and travel extensively in Southeast Asia.
She was a proud grandmother, loving mother and beloved wife.
She is survived by her daughters Patrice Adale Carr of Wilmington, Gail Greer and husband Andy of Washington, NC, son Victor Carr and wife Delinda Carr, grandchildren, Tony Talman, Anthony Greer and fiancé Lauren Kennedy, Wells Gray, Vic Carr, Brynn Johnson and husband Harley, sisters, Hilda Smith, Lillie Best and Frances Potter, brothers Malcolm Potter and Gayle Potter, sisters-in-law Nez Carr, Jenny Melton and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel by the Rev. Sam Hill. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel.
Pallbearers will be Tony Talman, Anthony Greer, Wells Gray, Vic Carr, Rhet Potter and David Bridges. Honorary pallbearer Charles Galloway.
Special thanks to Steve Hill and Gene Andrews for their continued support during her illness.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Washington, NC.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com