Linda Joyce Dutton Carr


    Birth Date: 11/18/1941
    Deceased Date: 11/03/2020

    Four Oaks, NC: Mrs. Linda Joyce Dutton Carr, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 UNC Johnston Health in Clayton, NC. A Graveside Service will be announced at a later date.

    Mrs. Carr was born on November 18, 1941 in Hanover, New Hampshire to the late William Frederick and Bernice Audrey Marshall Dutton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Kenneth Stanley Carr.

    Before starting her family, she worked as a nurse at Mary-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire. The hospital was where she met her future husband, was married and started a family. December 1979, they moved to Four Oaks, NC and bought the Four Oaks Motel. Linda was instrumental in overhauling the motel into Four Oaks Lodging.

    Those left to cherish her memory are her children; Kathryn Marie Tate-Hildreth (Alston) of Four Oaks, NC, William Fredrick Carr of Salemburg, NC, Nancy Diane Reeves (Robert) of Northwood, NH, and Richard Kenneth Carr ( Beth) of Four Oaks, NC; siblings, Robert Dutton( Martha) of IA, Patricia Welch ( Tom) of VT, and Thomas Dutton ( Jane) of VT; 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

    The family will receive friends immediately following the service. The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

    In accordance with NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W’s: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Masks are required for the graveside service.

    Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC.