Linda Mae Carr
February 23, 1940 - November 13, 2019
Linda was born on February 23,1940 to Arnold and Dorothy Nease in Tulsa Oklahoma. Shortly thereafter, the Nease family moved to Van Nuys California, where brother Edward James was born. In 1946, the family moved to Southern Oregon, eventually making their home in Eagle Point in 1950. Linda graduated from Eagle Point High School in 1958. In 1963, Linda married David Carr and made her home in Phoenix Oregon. From 1958 to 1966, Linda worked at Howard Elementary School as the office secretary. Linda quit work to raise a family, giving birth to Brian in 1966, followed by Jeff in 1969. While raising their family, Dave and Linda started D&L Acres, a u-pick apricot orchard on Fern Valley Road. Linda enjoyed camping with her family, sewing, crocheting, genealogy, listening to country western music and following the NASCAR races. After a long hard fought battle with various health conditions, Linda Passed away on November 13, 2019.
Linda is survived by sons Brian (Janie) and Jeff, and brother Ed (Joyce) Nease.
A celebration of life will be held at Perl Funeral Home on 2100 Siskiyou Blvd in Medford, Oregon on December 7th at 9:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rogue Valley Genealogical Society.
Arrangements will be handled by Perl Funeral home 541-772-5488. www.perlfuneralhome.com
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