top of page
  • Writer's picturePeel Funeral Home


Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Ms. Lillie Ruth Carr, age 94, of Bonifay, Florida passed away November 28, 2021, at her home. She was born November 16, 1927, in Geneva, Alabama to the late Jesse Alvin Pettis and Nora Elizabeth Birge Pettis. In addition to her parents, Ms. Carr was preceded in death by her husband, Earl L. Carr, two sons, Frankie Myers and Robert Myers, four brothers, Forest L. ‘Lucky’ Pettis, David Pettis, Donnie Pettis, and Laney Pettis, and one granddaughter, Connie.

Ms. Carr is survived by one daughter, Evelyn ‘Eve’ Myers Phoenix of Bonifay, FL; one son, Billie Ray Myers and wife Retha of Bonifay, FL; four brothers, John Pettis and wife Pat of Bonifay, FL, Louie Pettis and wife Earlene of Bonifay, FL, Charles Pettis of Bonifay, FL, and Dewey Pettis and wife Marie of Wausau, FL; two sisters, Bonnie Smith of Bonifay, FL and Inez Fleming and husband Clyde of Jasper, FL; one granddaughter, Sylvia; five great-grandchildren, Harley, Shania, Justin, Wade, and Cole; two great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, December 2, 2021, in the Peel Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 12 to 1 at Peel Funeral Home.

265 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page