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Mrs. Alice McCoy Karr

October 14, 1930 - April 12, 2020
Service
East Side Baptist Church
920 Anderson Drive
Liberty, SC 29657
Sunday 10/10, 3:00 pm
Cemetery
Liberty Memorial Gardens
254 Alta Vista Drive
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 843-9211 | Map

Alice Karr Liberty, SC A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Karr will be held at East Side Baptist Church this Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM.  Reception to follow after the service in the Family Life Center.  A livestream of the service will be available to those unable to attend by visitingContinue Reading

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Shane Robinson left a message on May 25, 2020:
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Pam Brown left a message on May 15, 2020:
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Ashley Helmuth left a message on May 8, 2020:
I have thought of Alice everyday since she left us. I loved her dearly and will miss her.
Edith West Phillips left a message on April 25, 2020:
My condolences to the family and friends of Alice Karr, a lovely Liberty lady. I am grateful for the gracious service she rendered to the residents of the City of Liberty. With gratitude to God for every remembrance of her life.
Jo Ruth Ayers left a message on April 19, 2020:
Becki, Russel and families my thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time. Aunt Alice became my second mother after mine was taken for us with ALZ and after her death. I know that she also became mom to almost all of our cousins when they lost their mom. I loved her more than I can ever tell you.Who will I telephone now? Prayer will be my place to go now. Alice was the perfect role model for all ladies, young and old. I am so thankful to know that she is with Jesus now and they are celebrating her homecoming. She is rejoicing with all those that she loved and have gone before. I surely am looking forward to seeing her beautiful face & smile again. Each of you take the time to grieve our loss and then for forward with your life and we know that is what she want. I love each of you and look forward to the life celebration this summer. Stay well.
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The Painter Family left a message on April 18, 2020:
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shena hendrix left a message on April 18, 2020:
We are so sorry and stunned to hear about the loss of Alice. I know your hearts are broken! Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. Alice was a sweet lady and staple in Liberty. May God give you all comfort to get through this difficult time. Shena & Herlie Hendrix
Kay Pettit-Hicks left a message on April 17, 2020:
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Mandy Kelley McDuffie left a message on April 17, 2020:
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Carolyn S. Keasler left a message on April 17, 2020:
Dear Russell, Becky and family, Your mother (loved one) was one of the best parts of our lives! She brightened our lives (Mother's and my) with her calls and cards often. Mother cannot recall or grasp this tragedy and I have a heart that breaks for you. Only God can get us through this experience. Alice was so very courageous and humble. That came from having a true relationship with Jesus in her heart. I don't know anyone whose life has touched so many! She was like family to me. We are praying for God to comfort and strengthen you in the coming days. We all have only good memories of "our" dear Alice! We were in the same S.S. Class. We cannot express how much love we have for you all!! Carolyn Sanders Keasler & Cleon Simmons Sanders
Steve McClure left a message on April 17, 2020:
Everyone that knew Alice loved her. She was the kindest and sweetest person. When Susan was sick Aunt Alice sent a card every week for a year to let us know she was praying for her. I remember one of the Easter egg hunts at her house and how she loved to have all family around for Easter. My heart goes out to the entire family. May God hold you all near and may prayers are with you all. With love and sympathy. Steve McClure
Meghan Woodall left a message on April 17, 2020:
I wish I had gotten to know Ms. Alice Karr better than I did, but I am grateful for the few times I got to speak with her. I took my children to the park across from her house and met her while she was checking her mail and spoke to her whenever we saw her outside. It was a rather unconventional way to meet, but I knew from the first time I spoke to her she never met a stranger. She was a wise and kind woman and her legacy that she leaves behind reflects that. My sincere condolences to her family and friends, and to everyone whose lives she touched.
Danny & Elwanda Nalley left a message on April 17, 2020:
Prayers for peace & comfort for your family...Alice was one of the finest ladies I have ever known. Love you all ..
Darren Rogers left a message on April 17, 2020:
A wonderful lady and long-time friend to my Mother and our family. Difficult loss, but many good memories, love, and respect for a special person.
Jack and Kathy Gallamore left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Pam McKnight left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Dinah Buckner left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Bud Ferillo left a message on April 16, 2020:
We did not have the good fortune to know her but we know and love her granddaughter Taryn. The tragedy is incomprehensible but we commend her life and spirit into the hands of the Almighty and pray for those she left behind.
Brenda Crenshaw left a message on April 16, 2020:
My Condolences to her Family and friends your mom is in HEAVEN rejoicing with our savior watching over her Family GOD BLESS you all
Stan Metz left a message on April 16, 2020:
Mrs. Alice Karr was a very special, kind lady! Prayers for Russell and the family. Stan Metz
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Audrey Dodgens left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Debbie Lesley and family left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Betty Kelley left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Dianne Bitzer left a message on April 16, 2020:
I knew Alice when she was Town Clerk for Liberty and I was City Clerk for City of Clemson. We helped each other back and forth with our jobs. Such a sweet lady. Dianne Bitzer
kimberly left a message on April 16, 2020:
I met Alice Karr at East Side Baptist church 20 years ago she welcomed me into the East Side family and was a blessing to interact with.
Cathy S Oliver left a message on April 16, 2020:
I wouldn’t take anything for staying with her on the third shift at The Presbyterian Home after her surgery. We talked half the night. She was still sharp as a tack and could hold her own on any variety of subjects. And on Sundays when y’all ate at the cafe, I’d come hug her and, Cheryl, you’d tell her it was me, she’d say, well I got my hug from Tommy, now I’m getting my hug from Cathy! She was a sweetheart, loved by all who ever met her! Prayers for all of you in this time and the days ahead.
Juanita Crowe left a message on April 16, 2020:
She was a very dear friend whom I loved. She was a mentor and a true Christian. She will be missed. My loss on earth will be her gain in Heaven.
Tony Rogers left a message on April 16, 2020:
I am still trying to mentally process these awful, heartbreaking events. Mrs. Karr was one of the finest ladies I knew growing up, and she brightened the lives of everyone around her. May her family find comfort in what a fine person she was and the legacy she leaves!
Carol and Marion Stewart left a message on April 16, 2020:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Mrs. Karr was such a dear friend to us and we loved her so much. Marion and Carol Stewart and Lucille Hughes
Stacey Hallums left a message on April 16, 2020:
The Town of Liberty should lower their flags for Mrs. Karr. She represented City Hall so well during her employment, so kind and gracious to everyone. To be absent from the body is to be present with the LORD. Mrs. Karr is walking around Heaven now. If a garden is up there, she's certainly in there, just like her beautiful yard. We are extremely sorry for the family and offer our Prayers to them.
Sandy Forrest left a message on April 16, 2020:
When I first met Alice (lovingly known as Nannie), it was at one of the first of several family get togethers that I attended. I remember how her outward beauty..skin, jewelry and clothing was always totally on point but then also her smile and sweet voice was radiating to all who looked her way. Her family adored her and always included her in every family get together. Birthdays, holidays, beach trips, girlie get aways, etc. were always filled with love, respect and laughter. Nannie loved her family, friends, church and God. While I was ill for two years, she lifted my spirits with cards, $5 bills, gifts and calls. If she knew of a need, her card ministry went into action. She didn't even have to know you for her to personally show Christian love in a way that no one could ever rival. I truly believe that in knowing her, that it was as if I actually knew an earthly angel. I grieve along with the rest of the Karr family and her community for a life tragically taken from us. I can only hope and pray that others would strive to be better, kinder, loving and more like Alice Karr. She is looking into the face of our loving God and He knows that she ran the race of life better than most. Love and my deepest condolences to Russell, Rebecca, and family, Sandy Forrest Joel Ohlsen
Kim Burgess left a message on April 16, 2020:
I did not know this beautiful lady, but my best friend Betty Kelley has told me so many beautiful stories. This was truly a life well lived. Rickey and I continue to pray for your family. Kim and Rickey Burgess
Elizabeth left a message on April 16, 2020:
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Debra McCall & Sam Hunter left a message on April 16, 2020:
My heart goes out to the family of Ms.Alice,especially Becky and Russell. There's not a age when I don't remember this Gracious Lady.She was what I called a Women's, Woman.Well put together the first time you saw her in the morning and the last time you saw in the.afternoon. She had a kind word anda smile for everyone she met.Everytime she saw me when I was growing up,first she greeted me,then she wanted to knowabout my Daddy and Mama. My Daddy owned the old Sinclair Station , drove a taxi,Mama worked at Libcoand raised 4 of us. The love she had for her family, friends, and herTown of Liberty family,was unsurpassed. A Grand Lady.Family,always know you'll see her again and she will be waiting on you all Take comfort in that,I do,.Cause I'm gonna see her again when I see Mama and Daddy.With all my Love and Sympathy, May God Bless You Al.
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Doug and Joy Estes left a message on April 16, 2020:
We loved Alice. She always had a kind word for everyone. She was a gracious lady and beautiful inside and out. She gave to our son's mission trip and sent Birthday cards faithfully to everyone. She was a true example of what a Christian lady should be. We will miss her but are so thankful we will see her again. She is gloriously happy with no memory of the evil here and she can see! Joy Estes I, for one, remember her contagious smile, she was always a lady, one many young women could learn from. I remembered her praying for me, for she was prayer warrior, praying for many and for her church. I remember her being a gracious and a giving lady. She would help anyone who needed it. I remember that when I came by her pew on Sunday morning in church, she always knew my voice. She would tell how she was praying for me and always asked me how I was doing. She was always thinking about others, even when she herself was going through her own difficulties. She put others above herself. It was very obvious to anyone who met her or saw her that there was something very different about her-- that difference was Jesus in her life. The moment she entered heaven that early Easter morning, I am confident she was met by Jesus, who told her those words all Christian's desire to hear, "WELL DONE, ALICE." We will see her again. Oh, what a sweet day that will be. I love her, I love you all, and Alice will always hold a special place in our hearts. Doug Estes
jane broderick left a message on April 16, 2020:
Becki, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God give you peace and comfort to get you through this difficult time. Len and Jane Broderick
Susan Culbreath left a message on April 16, 2020:
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George Jackson left a message on April 16, 2020:
It was an honor and privilege to serve with Ms. Alice for 6 years as a Liberty city council member and 10 years as Mayor of Liberty, SC. Not only was she serving the town as clerk, she was my most trusted adviser. She was truly dedicated to the town of Liberty. When our citizens had problems, they would come to Ms. Alice and discuss them with her. She was good at serving them in a professional way. She was the most caring person. After her retirement, she would recognize me by my voice. Working with her for 16 years was a blessing to me. Becky, Russell and other family members, I want you to know we will keep you in our prayers. George E. Jackson, former Mayor of Liberty, SC
Wanda Koch left a message on April 16, 2020:
'Sending our love and prayers dear Taryn and Hal' with our sincere sympathy, Tom and Wanda Koch
MaryAnn Rampey left a message on April 16, 2020:
Ms. Alice was always a special friend when we were at ESBC. Her smile, hugs, and love for everyone will always be remembered. Her love for her CHRIST was truly written on her face and in her life. See you in Heaven one day, Ms. Alice!
Donna masters crawford left a message on April 16, 2020:
Alice was a very special lady who always had a smile and she loved wholeheartedly. She is now seeing Jesus and her whole family who have gone before her and to her earthly family if you feel a slight breeze or a soft unexplained touch on your skin just know it will be her. She’s gone from here but you Will see her again. Prayers for all of y’all
Jeffrey Strack left a message on April 16, 2020:
Hi Becki and Russell, Aunt Alice was a second mother to me. She and I shared many wonderful moments at her home, on the phone, and through gift giving. I pray for you my dear cousins that God sends His Grace upon you and give you peace. Love to all, Jeff Strack
DALE STEWART left a message on April 16, 2020:
RUSSELL and CHERYL,I am so very sorry about your family loss. Please accept my condolences.
Theresa Ann Parker left a message on April 15, 2020:
Mrs. Alice had the most beautiful yard I have seen. I never met her, but told my Mother about her beautiful yard. I felt the pain, hurt and love that our sheriff, Rick Clark spoke of her. I have only heard words of kindness about Mrs. Alice. I want the family and community to know that I'm praying for us all. May God comfort and bless her family and friends.:latin_cross:️:pray::latin_cross:️
Carolyn Sanders Keasler left a message on April 15, 2020:
Alice was a friend whose life was so important to Mother and me. Her sweet voice was always a welcome sound on our phone! If you couldn't love this humble, caring lady your heart needs warming! We send our love and prayers for her entire family in the days ahead! God bless and comfort you!!!
Janet Tant left a message on April 15, 2020:
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Theresa Cooper left a message on April 15, 2020:
We are so very sorry for your loss. Ms. Alice was one of a kind who was precious to many people. May God give you grace to get through this very difficult time. With our love and sympathy, Jeff and Theresa Cooper
Sam Hayes left a message on April 15, 2020:
Becky and Russell, sorry to hear about the death of your mother. She was a wonderful lady and I always enjoyed talking to her when she was at city hall. She is in Gods hands now and that is the most important thing. May God be with each one of you and your families during this time of grief. Sam Hayes
Mark Bagwell left a message on April 15, 2020:
Growing up in the same neighborhood, I was constantly in the Karr family home. Russell and I played sports and went to school together for 12 years. Mrs. Karr was always so patient with us when we did not deserve it. My heart is broken from hearing about this and I just want the family to know that I am praying for them and thinking of them! Mark Bagwell
cindy Maxey left a message on April 15, 2020:
I met Alice when I was 19 dating a then Liberty firefighter, Kevin Maxey, that I would later marry. Little did I know, the dentist I would go work for in Liberty, Dr Rabon, was Alice’s dentist. She became my dental patient in 1994 & when I exited that office at Dr Rabon’s retirement in 2016, Alice followed me to my current place of employment in Liberty with Dr Lee. She sent me a birthday card every year. I have her last one on my nightstand that she mailed to me in Oct 2019, her last to me. I will love you forever, Alice & am thankful you are just fine now in Heaven waiting on the rest of us. See ya later. Cindy Maxey
Donna Anne Faulkenberry left a message on April 15, 2020:
I am so very sorry for your loss. We will be continuing to pray for you.
Barbara Crowe left a message on April 15, 2020:
Mrs.alice karr is a very nice and lovable lady she would do anything for you.
Paula Skelton left a message on April 15, 2020:
Sending love and prayers for your family. My deepest sympathies for your loss.
Blair Rankin left a message on April 15, 2020:
I often saw ms. Alice when she was taking her morning walk. I would speak and she always recognized my voice and asked about my family. She will be greatly missed. I will miss seeing her yard decorated fir different holidays! You are all in our thoughts and prayers !
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Joy Brock left a message on April 15, 2020:
My prayers are with you each one . Ms. Karr has loved and been loved by our entire community. Her life was beautiful and God loving. I thank our savior that we have all our beautiful memories of such a Godly woman that is celebrating with him . With sympathy Randy and Joy Brock and family.
Joyce B. Stewart left a message on April 15, 2020:
Cheryl and Russell, please know that my heart is with you and all the family during this time. I have known Alice all my life. She taught GA's and YWA girls. I went to her house for meetings when I was young. I've never known a finer lady! She was always kind, and smiling. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Alice will be missed by all who knew her. God bless you all. I know she is with Him in Heaven!!! No more pain....only peace and happiness! Love you, Joyce Stewart
Nancy Couch left a message on April 15, 2020:
praying for u family in this time.. You don't know me, but Mrs Karr was a friend to my neighbors and i am praying for comfort and peace for you all... LEAN HARD ON GOD!!
Synthia Turner left a message on April 15, 2020:
I didn't know Ms. Alice but I'm sure I would have loved her. I know she is in God's arms now. My thoughts and prayers are with the family
Joyce Crawford left a message on April 15, 2020:
I am so sorry for your loss of this beautiful lady who was loved by so many and the many lives she touch.May you find some comfort knowing she is with the lord now.May God give you peace in this difficult time
Ann Chapman Mayer left a message on April 15, 2020:
I am deeply sadden to hear about the passing of such a beautiful lady who had a big impact on my Life. In 1977, after graduating College, I became the Secretary to the Mayor George Jackson. During my time while working for the City of Liberty I also had the privilege of working with Alice Karr. She was the sweetest, kind, caring, most thoughtful person who always greeted me every morning with a smile and inspiring words. She definitely loved her family, friends, church and the City of Liberty and you could tell in her everyday talking. To the family no words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. Heaven just got a little sweeter as another Angel gained her wings. Sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship. :heart: Ann Chapman Mayer
[email protected] left a message on April 15, 2020:
Loved this beautiful lady - met her while she was still Town Clerk - she was among the first group we deputized to register voters at City Halls in Pickens County.
Opal Johnson left a message on April 15, 2020:
I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
Pam Robinson left a message on April 15, 2020:
Cheryl,this is Pam Robinson.I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother in law.You and your family have my deepest condolences.Mrs. Alice is now resting in the arms of the Lord.
Karen Swift left a message on April 15, 2020:
My fondest memories of my dear friend Alice are celebrating birthdays and other special occasions with her, Martha Nalley and Ann Mann and knowing that she prayed on a daily basis for me and my family. I also have many good memories of working with her at Liberty City Hall. I love her dearly and will miss her kindness and sweet spirit. I am a better person for having known her.
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