Helen Parks Carr

Published 5:56 pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019

SUFFOLK — Helen Parks Carr, 84, passed away on Feb. 18, 2019.

She was born in Nansemond County, Virginia, a daughter of the late George Thomas Smith and the Bessie Virginia Holland Edwards. She was predeceased by her husbands, Dearl Bunch Parks and “J.J.” Carr; son, Curtis “Woodie” Jordan; and brother, Leroy Smith.

Helen retired from Lipton Tea Company.

She was a member of Western Branch Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and served on numerous committees. She was a past president of the W.M.U.

Helen is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra J. Cooke (Kenny) and Robyn J. Wallmeyer (Lowery); son and daughter-in-law, C. Michael Jordan (Tammy); six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Betty Sightler; brother, Junior Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m., in Parr Funeral Home & Crematory with the Rev. Micah Voight officiating. Friends may join the family for a time of visitation one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to Carrsville Fire and Rescue Department.

Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.