Obituary of Alvastine Carr
Alvastine Taylor Carr a native of Garrison, Texas was the third of four children born to the late Rev. Huey T. Taylor and the late Mrs. Louise Mc Lemore Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, her sister Mrs. Gloria Taylor Bell, and her brothers Raymond and Sterman (Duby) Taylor.
Mrs. Carr received her Elementary Education in Timpson, Texas, graduated from H.B. Pemberton High School in Marshall, Texas, B S degree from Bishop College, Med from Texas Southern Union, and Certification in counseling from Prairie View A & M. She retired from DISD where she served as a dedicated teacher for thirty-five years. She taught at George W Carver Elementary and O.W. Holmes Middle School.
Alvastine was a member of the Dallas Post Tribune Newspaper Advisory Committee, TRTA, DRTA, Honorary Life Member of the PTA
Mrs. Carr was a member of New Jerusalem Institutional Baptist Church. She was an active member of Sunday School, Tuesday Morning Mission and the Business and Progression Women’s’ Organization.
Mrs. Carr was married to Rudolph L Carr for fifty years when he preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her memories her stepson Lafayette Phillips of West Bloomfield, Michigan, nieces Latrice Fletcher (Marcus) of Forney, Texas; Alvastine Taylor of Forney, Texas and Brenda Bell of Ennis, Texas, nephews Darrick Taylor (Betty) of Euless, Texas, Raymond Taylor Jr. (Bezora) of Cedar Hill, Texas, Huey Brown of Marshall, Texas and Sterman Brown (Patricia) of Marshall, Texas, Stanley Sneed of Marshall, Texas and Johnny Lewis of Ennis Texas. She is also survived by great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Alvastine Carr, please visit Tribute Store