In memory of
Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr
In memory of
Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr
Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr Dec. 20, 1929 - May 24, 2021 Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr, 91, joined her Lord May 24, 2021. Born Dec. 20, 1929 in Walnut Creek, Calif., to Wilburn and Ella Stong Smeltzer she grew up in the Pacific Northwest and Indiana. June 9, 1950 she married Gerald L. Carr who survives her. They lived in Gary, Crown Point, Elkhart, and Thorntown, Ind., settling in Cascade Locks, Ore. Shirley lived life to the fullest and was actively involved in her church and community. Preceding her in death were her parents; siblings, Lois Harrison Williams, Darrell Smeltzer, Duane Smeltzer, Florence Parduhn; grandson, Nicholas Mitchell; great-granddaughter, Zoe Ballard; and daughter-in-law, Judith Carr. She is survived by her children, Leslie (John) Mitchell, Ind., Deborah (Bill) Goatcher, Ga., Gerald (Patricia) Carr Jr., Ind., Cathy (Kevin) Ballard, Wash. and Michael (Joy) Carr, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Madeline Smeltzer, Ore., and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., June 19, 2021, at Cascade Locks Community Church. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr
Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr Dec. 20, 1929 - May 24, 2021 Shirley A. Smeltzer Carr, 91, joined her Lord May 24, 2021. Born Dec. 20, 1929 in Walnut Creek, Calif., to Wilburn and Ella Stong Smeltzer she grew up in the Pacific Northwest and Indiana. June 9, 1950 she married Gerald L. Carr who survives her. They lived in Gary, Crown Point, Elkhart, and Thorntown, Ind., settling in Cascade Locks, Ore. Shirley lived life to the fullest and was actively involved in her church and community. Preceding her in death were her parents; siblings, Lois Harrison Williams, Darrell Smeltzer, Duane Smeltzer, Florence Parduhn; grandson, Nicholas Mitchell; great-granddaughter, Zoe Ballard; and daughter-in-law, Judith Carr. She is survived by her children, Leslie (John) Mitchell, Ind., Deborah (Bill) Goatcher, Ga., Gerald (Patricia) Carr Jr., Ind., Cathy (Kevin) Ballard, Wash. and Michael (Joy) Carr, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Madeline Smeltzer, Ore., and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., June 19, 2021, at Cascade Locks Community Church. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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