Nov. 24, 2008

Betty Lane Carr, 77, died at 4:35 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Aug. 18, 1931, in Peoria to Forrest and Pauline Tate Stauffer, she married Ralph R. Carr Nov. 16, 1950, in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are her children, Debra (John) Bowles of Anoka, Minn., and David (Robin) Carr of Chillicothe; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, F. Len Stauffer of Oxnard, Calif.

She was preceded in death by one brother.

She worked as an engineer assistant for Caterpillar Inc. in Mossville for more than 20 years.

She was a member of the Peoria Knoxville Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church for more than 55 years.

Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home. Pastor Clarence Small will officiate. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. Burial of ashes will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria at a later date.

Memorials may be made to her church or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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