April 24, 2014

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Carlene England Carr turns 100! Print E-mail

Carlene England Carr received the title of Kentucky Colonel in honor of her 100th birthday. Falmouth Mayor Mark Hart presented her with a framed certificate in recognition of the occasion.

Falmouth Mayor Mark Hart recently presented Carlene England Carr with the title of Kentucky Colonel from Governor Steve Beshear on the recommendation of Senator Katie Stine. Also received was a resolution passed by the Kentucky Senate. The momentous occasion was in honor of her 100th birthday.

Carlene England Carr was born November 9, 1912 in Bracken County to Silas and Viola Teegarden England. As a young girl her family moved to Pendleton County where she graduated from Falmouth High School in 1933. She married Icely Carr in 1934 and became a farmer’s wife.

She is the mother of Alma Ruth Moore (Don), grandmother of Barry Moore (Linda) and Becky Sargent (Darryl), and great grandmother of Chris Moore.  She is also the sister of Donald England and the late Naomi Simpson Turner and aunt, great aunt and great-great aunt to many.

After retiring from farming, she and her husband ran a farm supply business, Pendleton County Mills in Falmouth, before going home to the country.

She currently resides alone in her own home attended by her loving daughter. She is a fine Christian woman who is an inspiration to all who know her.

Her birthday was celebrated on November 11, 2012 were she was surrounded by her loving family and friends. She had a wonderful day and thanks all of those who came to pay their respects.