Vina Lea Carr, age 70, of Blue Mound, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at St. Luke''s on the Plaza. She was born June 25, 1947 at Fredonia, Kansas the daughter of Tom and Ada Cather Payne. She graduated from Fredonia High School. Vina married Jimmy Carr on November 26, 1967 at Fredonia. They moved to the Mound City in the late 1960''s and ran a dairy for Belle and Bernal Adams. She worked for many years at Sugar Valley Nursing Home and for Judy Houtman Tillisch at her greenhouse. She was a member of the Fredonia Christian Church, and attended the Mound City United Methodist Church. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren most of all. She was always helping others and lending a hand. She enjoyed playing bingo, and following Duke Mason with her niece Cindy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, on September 2, 2011. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Howard Payne. Vina is survived by her son, John Carr, daughter, Christy Carr, and seven grandchildren: Danny, Jessie, Wyatt, Josie, Garrett, Sarah and Tucker.
Funeral service will be held at 11 am Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Mound City United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Thursday evening at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Contributions can be made to Carr Grandchildren Fund. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.