Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 26, 2014

Twila Marie Carr

MARTINSBURG — Born on January 21, 1957, in Princeton, WV, she was the daughter of James Stowers and the late Mildred Foster Stowers.

She was a member of Covenant Baptist Church in Shepherdstown, WV.

A graduate of Princeton High School, Class of 1975, she obtained degrees from WVU, Shepherd University and Bluefield State College. Twila devoted her life to the health and environmental profession in a lengthy career for the state of WV, retiring in December of 2013. One of her favorite interests was water aerobics, serving as an instructor for twenty-one years. Twila was a loving wife and a devoted mother.

She is survived by her loving husband of twenty-eight years, Jesse, at home; two daughters, Amy and Christa Carr, both at home; her father, James Stowers of Princeton; one sister, Sandra Puckett and husband, John, of Princeton; nephew and niece, Greg and Jill Puckett, both of Princeton; her loyal dog, “Baby,” and numerous other extended family.

Local memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014, at Covenant Church, 7485 Shepherdstown Pike, Shepherdstown, WV, with Pastor Terry Crawford officiating.

Princeton memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Kee Street United Methodist Church, 311 Kee Street, Princeton, WV 24740, with Pastor Ray Stonestreet and Pastor Terry Crawford officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

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