October 10, 1924 - September 22, 2021
Tommie Kerr, 96, of Lubbock, Texas passed away September 22, 2021. Tommie was born October 10, 1924, in Lubbock, TX to Addison and Hettie Gearhart. She graduated from Lubbock High School. Tommie married Garland Kerr in 1944. Shortly after their honeymoon Garland left for Europe where he served in WWII. Tommie supported Garland from home and worked as a switchboard operator as she awaited his return. After Garland returned from the war, Tommie and Garland opened Kerr Drug. Tommie was said to be a very hard worker in all areas of the store. After Garland and Tommie had their children she enjoyed being a homemaker and took great pride in cooking delicious meals. She was in a home demonstration club, a member of PTA, and a cub scout leader. When her sons got older she went to nursing school and earned her LVN. She worked as a nurse at Saint Mary's Hospital. She then went on to work for various doctors in town. Tommie was an active member of Redbud Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School. She later was a member at Agape Methodist Church. Tommie was a caretaker to numerous family members over the years and loved to help others. She will be fondly remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother or otherwise known as "Mop". Loved ones include Son Tim (Melinda) of Lubbock, Texas, Son Jon (Leza) of Ft. Worth, Texas, grandchildren Jerrod (Valerie) Kerr of Aledo Texas, Kevin Kerr of Ft Worth Texas, Annie Kerr and Christopher Kerr of Ft. Worth and Cameron Kerr of Austin, Texas and two great grandchildren, Jett and Easton Kerr of Aledo Texas. Preceded in death by Husband Garland Kerr, Father Addison Gearhart, Mother Hettie Gearhart, Brother Horace Gearhart, and Brother Guy Gearhart. Graveside service to be held on September 27, 2021, at 11 AM at City of Lubbock Cemetery with Mitch Wilson officiating. Family visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Home Sunday, September 26, 2021, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to Lubbock Meals on Wheels in Lieu of flowers.
Tommie Kerr, 96, of Lubbock, Texas passed away September 22, 2021. Tommie was born October 10, 1924, in Lubbock, TX to Addison and Hettie Gearhart. She graduated from Lubbock High School. Tommie married Garland Kerr in 1944. Shortly after... View Obituary & Service Information
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