Sarah Joan Perdue Carr born April 18, 1937 went to be with the Lord on May 19th 2021 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
She was a devoted wife of 65 years, loving mother to her daughters Karen and Stacy, and beloved by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joan taught elementary school in Richmond County for 30 years. She was apart of the first graduating class at Augusta College. For 21 years she managed summertime pools as well as country club pools.
Joan was a member of the First Baptist Church in Augusta for 45 years, and then joined Vineville Baptist Church for 14 years. She served numerous roles at the church particularly the Fall Bazaar.
She leaves behind her husband Wm. Respess Carr, two daughters Karen Carr Kenny and Stacy Carr Thrasher, sister Kathy Perdue Davis, five grandchildren Wesley Sargent, Rachel Poole, Kyler Thrasher, Hannah Walton, and Keenan Thrasher, 13 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents James Seay Perdue, Fran Britt Perdue, and sister Janet Perdue Cowart.
Services for Joan will be held on June 12, 2021. A gathering will take place at 11:00am at Vineville Baptist Church located at
2591 Vineville Ave, Macon GA 31204
Graveside service will take place at 1:30 at the Glenwood Cemetery located at
307 South Hightower Rd, Thomaston GA 30286
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