Clara H. (Adams) Carr

June 23, 1925 ~ November 22, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Clara Carr Obituary

Clara Carr, 98, passed away on November 22, 2023.  She was born on June 23, 1925, in Cadiz, Kentucky to the late Jim and Maggie Adams.  Clara worked for many years at Kroger Grocery as well as serving on many Boards and PTA’s.   


Clara attended The Chapel in Akron and in Green for many years.  She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and a good Christian who gave of herself to her church, community, and those in need.  Clara loved life, being outside, gardening, boating, and fishing in Canada.  But her greatest joys were family get-togethers and singing in the choir at church.  She loved harmonizing with her sisters and other family members.  Clara touched so many lives in her 98 years and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


Along with her parents, Clara was preceded in death by her husband, William Carr, Jr; son, William Carr, III; granddaughter, Cindy Beech; great-grandsons, Christian and Logan;  brothers, Benny and Billy Adams; sisters, Virginia Martin, Mallie Morris, Mary Marmaduke, Jimmie Woody, and Patricia Oberbillig.  She is survived by her son, Terry (Kathy) Carr; daughter, Debby (Patrick) Meagher; grandchildren, William, IV, Jodi (Michael), Shawn (Robin) Terri Lynn ( Jacob), Nicole (Robby), Shannon (Trung) and Kelly (Jason); honorary granddaughter, Mapi (Chris); 22 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; brother, Bobby Adams; sisters, Norma Swank and Carolyn Harrison; as well as many loving nieces, nephews and other family​ members.


​A funeral service will be held at NOON on Friday, December 1, 2023, at the Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319 with Pastor Brett Faris officiating.  Family and friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 P.M. at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at East Liberty Cemetery.  To leave a special message for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com.


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November 30, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

12:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Interment following funeral service
December 1, 2023

East Liberty Cemetery
740 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319


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