CARR, Margo DeBerry, passed away on January 10, 2012 in Plant City, Florida. She was born September 10, 1920 in Buda, Texas. Margo was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John D. Carr, her twin brother Marvin DeBerry, her sisters Leona DeBerry Truman, and Iva DeBerry Hensley and her daughter Nancy Hencey Holloway Cunigan and son, physicist Thomas R. Hencey III.
Survivors include her sons John L. Carr and his wife Linda and Samuel D. Carr and his wife Joy, nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. During World War II she worked at the Tampa Shipyard as a press operator and welder. She helped her brother Marvin get a job there. Margo worked in the Hillsborough County school system from 1968 through 1986 as a teacher's aide at Dover and Jackson Elementary schools, was active in PTA, the American Legion Auxillary (five time president), the Democratic Party, March of Dimes (chairman) and numerous other political and community service organizations. As president of Jackson school's PTA she started a project to make sure all the children there had shoes. She transported Hillsborough County children to children's hospitals throughout Florida. From the late fifties to the mid-seventies she served as a counselor for Florida's Girl State. Margo was known for her boundless energy, delicious cooking, and love for her family. She will be missed.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Wells Memorial & Event Center. Visiation will be from 6 -8 pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at www.wellsmemorial.com.