Dorothy Louise Carr


Dorothy “Dot” Louise Carr, 88, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in a local health care facility.

She was born and raised in Chilton, Texas. She graduated from Chilton High School and later from cosmetology school in Marlin, Texas. She was a manicurist for many years in Chattanooga, at the McClellan Building Barber Shop and at the Read House Barber Shop.

She was a member of Harrison United Methodist Church. She also attended Saint John United Methodist Church, as well as Broad Street United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Zula Mae Macdecy; brother, John Macdecy; sister, Helen Macdecy Bagley; and son, Michael Andrew O’Neal.

Survivors include one son, Dr. Barry John O’Neal, and wife, Linda; two grandchildren: John Andrew O’Neal and Jennifer Lee O’Neal; and a niece and nephew, Sherry and Gary Macdecy.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Ooltewah United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Debbie Stokes officiating.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2 p.m., Nov. 11, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Boy Scouts of America at, as she was a proud mother of an Eagle Scout.

Share your thoughts and memories at: www.Chattanooga

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga.


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