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Earnest Julius Carr

Mr. Earnest Julius Carr of 754 North Main Street, Halifax, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 67.

Mr. Earnest Julius Carr was born July 6, 1942 to the late Mr. Phillip Carr and Mrs. Millie Coleman Carr and was married to Mrs. Vernelle Lovelace Carr. He was a member of Banister Hill Baptist Church and was a United States Army veteran.

Mr. Earnest Julius Carr is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vernelle Lovelace Carr of the home; one daughter, Ms. Lanette Carr of Temple Hills, MD; one son, Mr. Michael Carr of Temple Hills; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Coleman and Ms. Brenda Carr, both of Halifax; two brothers, Mr. Morris Carr of Woodbridge and Mr. Harris Carr of Halifax; one son-in-law; one daughter-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Ms. Angela Smith, and one brother, Mr. Joshua “JP” Carr.

Funeral services for Mr. Earnest Julius Carr will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. at Banister Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. William F. Carr officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors by the United States Honor Guard and American Legion Post #99.

Public viewing for Mr. Earnest Julius Carr will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Crawford House Chapel in Halifax. The family will receive friends at the residence, 754 North Main Street, Halifax.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston.