Jessie Carr

Jessie Ruth Wells Carr, 87, of Louisville, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Episcopal Church Home in Louisville.

She was born Aug. 16, 1926, in Willisburg, Ky., to Jesse and Lelia Wells. She was a member of Westport Road Church of Christ.

She is survived by three children, Joseph D. Carr, Martha Jan Laster and Lelia Anne Embry; four sisters, Elizabeth Deacon, Naomi Wells, Lillian Farmer and Roxie Puckett; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John William "Bill" Carr; five brothers, Joe Wells, Maurice Wells, Dan Wells, Sonny Wells and Steve Wells; and two sisters, Mary Ellen Gambel and Faye Dedman.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Westport Road Church of Christ in Louisville, Ky. Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Highway, Louisville, Ky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Paws with Purpose, P.O. Box 7834, Louisville, KY 40257 or the building fund of Westport Road Church of Christ.

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Online condolences can be sent at www.embry-bosse.com.



William Surrett


The funeral for William Chester "Bill" Surrett has been moved to 1 p.m. Monday at the Vail Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Surrett, 70, of Osgood, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to a charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.

A full obituary ran in Thursday's paper.