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A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Tharp Funeral, Lynchburg, VA.

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Pamela Garner Carr was born on October 13, 1956, in Halifax, VA to the late James Haywood Garner and Arlene Jackson Garner. Our beloved wife, mother, sister and friend entered God’s glory on November 17, 2021.

Pamela grew up in Halifax (Brookneal) then moved to Lynchburg, Va where she graduated from E.C. Glass high school. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Nursing at Lynchburg College.

Pamela was a very spiritual woman and always preached forgiveness and love. Pamela was married to her soulmate Thomas J. Carr for 47 years. In that union two children were born Troy L. Carr (Sherissee) and Kaitlyn G. Carr.

Pamela always wanted to be a nurse and God gave her, her dream. Through hard work, dedication and help from her husband she became a beautiful and kind nurse, nursing instructor and hospice nurse. Always kind, loving and giving good advice to those who needed it.

She leaves to cherish her memory a son Troy L. Carr (Sherissee); a daughter Kaitlyn G. Carr; four grandchildren D’edra M.Carr, Joshua D. Carr, Jacob D. Carr and Jeremiah D. Carr; four brothers and sisters James A. Garner (Miriam) of Lynchbrug, VA, Clyde V. Garner (Sharonetta) of Rocky Mount, NC, Lisa Garner of Charlotte, NC, Sonva Garner of Charlotte, NC. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Ephesians 4:32 Colossians 3:13 I John 1:19.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Tharp Funeral, Lynchburg, VA.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

 

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Posted by:
Jessica Clark

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November 27, 2021

I’m so saddened by the loss of Pam. I had the honor and privilege of knowing Pam my entire life. She was such a kind and gentle soul who loved everyone she met. She always had a smile and an encouraging word. Pam always went out of her way to help others. She shared her knowledge, passion, and love for the nursing profession and was an amazing leader and friend. She was a mentor to many and she impacted so many lives . It has been a privilege to call Pam my friend and I will miss her dearly . To her family, you are in my thoughts and prayers .

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DOREATHEA CABELL

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November 27, 2021

TO PAM'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS, MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES IS EXTENDED TO YOU ALL ON THE PASSING OF MY DEAR FRIEND AND MY NURSING INSTRUCTOR AT PHILLIPS BUSINESS COLLEGE BACK IN THE 80'S, SHE WAS A VERY SWEET AND ADORABLE PERSON WHO WILL BE MISSED SORELY. FLY HIGH BEAUTIFUL SOUL WHILE YOU REST PEACEFULLY IN THE ARMS OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR,

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Robyn Thirkill

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November 27, 2021

My deepest sympathy and condolences on the loss of our dear Pam. I cannot imagine how you are dealing with a loss so grand. In the short time we knew each other, I was fortunate enough to learn a great deal from her about our work and her life. She was one of the good ones. Please know that you all are in my thoughts at this time.

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Robyn Thirkill

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November 27, 2021

My deepest sympathy and condolences on the loss of our dear Pam. I cannot imagine how you are dealing with a loss so grand. In the short time we knew each other, I was fortunate enough to learn a great deal from her about our work and her life. She was one of the good ones. Please know that you all are in my thoughts at this time.

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Pam Wright

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November 27, 2021

God has put Pam in a special place where she will be watching over her family and those that loved and cherished her......Pam will be missed! Love you my dear friend!!

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Pam Wright

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November 27, 2021

God has put Pam in a special place where she will be watching over her family and those that loved and cherished her......Pam will be missed! Love you my dear friend!!

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Pam Wright

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November 27, 2021

God has put Pam in a special place where she will be watching over her family and those that loved and cherished her......Pam will be missed! Love you my dear friend!!

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Debra Crawley

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November 27, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Pam's transition. I was blessed to work with her at Centra's LGH School of Nursing. I cherish the talks we had then and the catching up done through the years. May God give each of you strength and comfort♡

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Karen russo

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November 27, 2021

My condolences to the family and friend . Pam was my best friend for many many years we shared a lot of life experiences together raised our kids, work together laughed together and cried together. I will miss her terribly, although I know she’s resting peacefully now.

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June Dunn

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November 27, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. I worked with Pam and she was such a wonderful nurse and friend. She had the biggest heart. May God wrap His arms around you at this difficult time and lift you up.

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Kimberly Logan

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November 27, 2021

To the Carr family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I met Pam while she worked in hospice and always enjoyed her genuineness, expertise, and passion. She was a special kind of lady and never could she be duplicated. My heart will cherish the conversations regarding life in my office while sipping on coffee. Rest In Peace Pam, you will be greatly missed!

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Eva

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November 24, 2021

Words can not express my heart felt sympathy. I had the pleasure of know Pam for many years throughout her nursing career. Pam encouraged me to go into nursing always giving that reassurance that I would because a great nursing. Pam was a wonderful, kind and understand person . My prayers go out to her family. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can’t heal….

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Eva

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November 24, 2021

Words can not express my heart felt sympathy. I had the pleasure of know Pam for many years throughout her nursing career. Pam encouraged me to go into nursing always giving that reassurance that I would because a great nursing. Pam was a wonderful, kind and understand person . My prayers go out to her family. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can’t heal….

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Billy & Martha Wilson

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November 24, 2021

Clyde, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May our kind and loving heavenly Father keep his loving arms around all of you during this difficult time.

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Professor Linda Andrews

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November 24, 2021

My sincere condolences to Pam’s family. With fond memories I was one of Pam’s faculty at the University of Lynchburg (Lynchburg College). She was dedicated to her profession and her patients loved her. It was a pleasure to work with Pam and I know she will be missed. Dr. Linda Andrews

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Ruth Poignant

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November 23, 2021

I wish to send my condolences to Pamela Carr's family for their loss. Pam was a wonderful friend, nurse and teacher. She was very devoted to her family. I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with Pam at Centra in Adult Psychiatry, Pathways and the Centra Health School of Practical Nursing. Pam touched so many lives in a positive way with sensitivity and compassion.

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Ruth Poignant

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November 23, 2021

I wish to send my condolences to Pamela Carr's family for their loss. Pam was a wonderful friend, nurse and teacher. She was very devoted to her family. I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with Pam at Centra in Adult Psychiatry, Pathways and the Centra Health School of Practical Nursing. Pam touched so many lives in a positive way with sensitivity and compassion.

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Jennifer Adkins

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November 23, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Pam and I worked together years ago… I remember her genuine love for people and her ability to show compassion even in the most difficult circumstances. I know that she treasured her family above all else.

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Esther Gail Scott

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November 22, 2021

James, may the peace of God dwell with you and your family always!! Pam was my classmate and dear friend. This picture captures her so well,she always greeted me with a sweet smile. I'm sure others loved her as well!! You and her both shared that welcoming smile!! You have my love and prayers!!

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Tammy Tweedy

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November 22, 2021

My thoughts and prayers go to your family. I was fortunate enough to work with Pam and we shared our love of hospice nursing. She will be missed by many but I know she is rejoicing in Heaven!

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Tammy Tweedy

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November 22, 2021

My thoughts and prayers go to your family. I was fortunate enough to work with Pam and we shared our love of hospice nursing. She will be missed by many but I know she is rejoicing in Heaven!

 

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