Ernestine Story Carr

Portrait of Ernestine Story Carr Headstone Photograph

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Carr

Vincent Waggoner
October 1, 1918
February 25, 2004


Ernestine Story
April 22, 1920


Eternal Love For Our Son, David William, his wife Diana,
And Our Granddaughters, Cherise And Courtney


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Vincent Waggoner Carr
Lubbock Texas High School
1936

Texas Tech University
B. S. 1940

Board of Regents
1969 - 1971

University of Texas Law School
1946

Texas House of Representatives
1951 - 1961

Speaker of the House
1957 - 1961

Attorney General of Texas
1963 - 1967

State Commander
American Legion
1982

Ernestine Story Carr
Wylie Texas High School

Texas Tech University
B. S. 1941

Lover of the Arts,
Gardening,
and Nature

Beloved Wife,
Mother,
Grandmother
Full Name: Ernestine Story Carr
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
Row:G  Number:2
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Waggoner Carr 
Birth Date: April 22, 1920 
Died: October 6, 2013 
Buried: October 10, 2013 
 

CARR, ERNESTINE STORY (1920 ~ 2013). The following is an obituary for Ernestine Story Carr, spouse of former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Waggoner Carr. The obituary was provided by Weed Corley Fish Funeral Home.

Ernestine Carr, wife of the late Attorney General and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Waggoner Carr, passed away on October 6, 2013.

She is survived by her son Dr. David Carr and his wife, Diana, their daughters Courtney Carr, Cherise Ginsburg and her husband Kevin and their children Savannah and Cannan Ginsburg. She is also survived by her sister Ruth Pollard and her family.

Ernestine graduated from Texas Tech and was a teacher during World War II. Ernestine enjoyed gardening, wildflowers, butterflies, and bird watching on the Llano River. She enjoyed painting with watercolors and her favorite artist was Georgia O'Keefe, She will be missed by us all.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Texas State Cemetery, 909 Navasota St. followed by a reception in the cemetery's Gallery building.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ernestine and Waggoner CarrScholarship Endowment, Texas Tech Foundation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

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