Chester M. Carr

"This world is fading away, along with everything it craves. But if you do the will of God you will live forever."

Chester M. Carr, 87, of Lake Charles passed away, Sunday, February 3, 2008 in his residence surrounded by his family.

He was a native of Oak Grove, LA and lived in Lake Charles since 1938. Mr. Carr worked in the wholesale grocery business all his life as a salesperson. He attended Lake Area Worship Center. He is survived by his wife, Daisetta Sweezy Carr of Lake Charles; one son, Chester W. Carr of St. Martinville, LA; two grandsons, Casey James Carr and Wesley Carr; one granddaughter, Vickie Gene Buckman and husband Todd and one great grandson, Mason Alexander Buckman; two sisters, Louise Wene and Nona Lumpkin and husband Bryan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, R. C. and Hazel Carr. His funeral will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, February 6, 2008 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend W. H. Yarbrough will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Tuesday, and continue from 8:00 AM until time of services, Wednesday, in the funeral home. Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at