Carolyn Carr

Published 3:51 pm Friday, March 17, 2017

Carolyn Carr, age 79, of 400 East Union Street, Vienna, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele.

Born in Unadilla, she was the daughter of the late John D. “Bud” Brannen and Lucy Ransom Brannen.  She retired from the Dooly County Schools where she was a lunchroom manager.  Mrs. Carr was a member of Vienna First Baptist Church and also taught Sunday School.  She also enjoyed cooking and was well known for her cakes she shared with friends and family.

She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Brown (Marcus) of Vienna, Virginia Holt (Johnny) of Vienna and Denise Coppedge of Vienna; her sister, Dora Huff of Greenville, TX; her brothers, Marvin Brannen of Unadilla, Lamar Brannen of Blythe, Linton Brannen of Unadilla, Kenneth Brannen of Hawkinsville and Paul Brannen of Hawkinsville; her grandchildren, Travis Myers of Vienna and Jeffrey Myers of Vienna; her great grandchild, Jia D. Myers of Pinehurst.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Carr and her brothers, Larry Brannen and J. E. Brannen.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Monday, March 20 in Vienna First Baptist Church with interment in Vienna City Cemetery.

The family will greet friends 6 – 8 PM Sunday, March 19 at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 351, Vienna, Georgia 31092.

Friends may register online at

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.