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Mrs. Dorothy Carr

February 6, 1937 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Dorothy Carr Obituary

Mrs. Dorothy M. Kirkland-Carr, daughter of the late Sam and Dossie Kirkland was born on February 6, 1937, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She was the seventh child out of 10. Dorothy was educated in the Inkster Public School District. She continued her education by obtaining degrees in Occupational Therapy and Nursing.

Dorothy was a faithful Jehovah Witness and served at the Kingdon Hall of Westland until her health declined.

Dorothy was joined in marriage to Mr. Ivra Carr who preceded her in death. She was a loving and devoted mother to Sheldon, Terri, Vista, Corey, Shawna, and two bonus children and grandchildren. She was a provider and community leader. She passed on her love of roller skating to her children as well as the kind of heart to welcome those in need into their homes.

Dorothy made her transition on December 16, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband Ivra and son Sheldon, her parents, Sam and Dossie, sisters; Verneda, Geraldine, Earlene, and Gladys, brothers; Sam, Edward, Otha Lee, Charles and Henderson.

She is succeeded by her children; Terri, Vista, Corey (Shelia), Shawna, Yvonne, and Delericoea., her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a host on nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 26, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home-Westland
4670 S. Inkster Rd
Westland, MI 48186

Family Hour
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home-Westland
4670 S. Inkster Rd
Westland, MI 48186

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home-Westland
4670 S. Inkster Rd
Westland, MI 48186

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