Betty Ann Carr

WILMINGTON—Betty Ann Carr, 88, of Wilmington, passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at her home.
Born Jan. 8, 1933 in Ritchie, Betty was a daughter of Earl and Berniece (Richmond) Warriner. She was raised in Ritchie and attended the Wilmington schools. On May 28, 1955 Betty married Edward L. Carr in Ritchie. She was a member of Ritchey United Methodist Church; was a good cook, enjoyed painting pictures, and loved flowers, especially roses. Betty will be most remembered as a dedicated wife and mother who loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children: Cheryl Hall and Thomas (Anne) Carr, both of Streator and Stephen (Bonnie) Carr and Kevin Carr, both of Dwight; nine grandchildren: Shelly (Brian) Durham, of Streator; Kimberly Hall, of Dwight; Jeremy (Heather) Hall, of Streator; Catherine (Jesse) Guerrero, of Ottawa; Joshua Carr, of Streator; Jimmy Shear and Jacob (Jeannette) Shear, both of South Bend, IN; Trisha Bell, of Wilmington and Jonathon Wills, of Diamond; seven great-grandchildren: Henry, Jeremy, Adrianna, Zoey, Leona, Betty and William; one brother-in-law, Charles (Angie) Carr, of Wilmington, and her good friends: Peggy Nugent and Vernette Thomas, both of Wilmington.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ed on Sept. 20, 2011; daughter-in-law, Anna Carr; son-in-law, John Hall; great-granddaughter, Addy Mae Shear; sister, Lorene Howard and brother-in-law, Roy (Mary Ruth) Carr.
Per Betty’s wishes, flameless cremation rites have been accorded. A private family memorial service will be held, and Betty will be laid to rest in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood with her late husband.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Betty’s memory to the family for distribution to charities of their choosing.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Betty’s memorial page by logging onto:
Flameless cremation rites and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.