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Edward Earl Karr
Herrin- Edward Earl Karr, 87, of Herrin, died at 12:15 AM, Sunday, November 30, 2003 at Herrin Hospital.
Edward was born on March 15, 1916 in Herrin to Robert & Sally (Hardy) Karr. He was a veteran of the US Army having served in the European Theatre during WWII.
He owned and operated Karr Motors in Herrin for forty-five years prior to his retirement. Mr. Karr was a member of the Herrin American Legion and VFW Posts and the Herrin Elks. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Herrin.
Close Friend- Rose Messina- West Frankfort
Brother in law- Fred Schoonover- Herrin
Nephew- Robert Brown- Macon, GA
Nephew- Jim Norton- Alpine, TX
Niece- Sue Ann Silva- Indianapolis, IN
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Helen Brown & Roberta Schoonover, and one niece; Ann Earl.
The funeral service will held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 2, 2003 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Rev. Michael Neubert will officiate. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion. The Herrin VFW & American Legion Posts will perform military Rites at graveside. Visitation will be from 6-9:00 PM, Monday, December 1, 2003 at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Herrin First Presbyterian Church and will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register; please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.