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Tim Parker
B: 1923-12-02
D: 2017-02-25
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Parker, Tim
Dana Boyd
B: 1966-08-02
D: 2017-02-21
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Boyd, Dana
Melissa German
B: 1960-03-16
D: 2017-02-20
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German, Melissa
Carolyn McIntyre
B: 1938-12-29
D: 2017-02-20
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McIntyre , Carolyn
Ruth Mitchell
B: 1942-01-02
D: 2017-02-17
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Mitchell, Ruth
Morris Ward
B: 1930-04-17
D: 2017-02-15
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Ward, Morris
Billie Holloway
B: 1926-12-10
D: 2017-02-14
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Holloway, Billie
Sandra Morse
B: 1951-11-22
D: 2017-02-13
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Morse, Sandra
Cecilia Walsh
B: 1941-01-15
D: 2017-02-05
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Walsh, Cecilia
Floy Little
B: 1916-05-28
D: 2017-02-05
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Little, Floy
Samuel Hopkins
B: 1934-08-26
D: 2017-01-31
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Hopkins, Samuel
Mary Featherston
B: 1932-12-31
D: 2017-01-26
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Featherston, Mary
Donnie Griffith
B: 1971-11-12
D: 2017-01-25
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Griffith, Donnie
Jack Barlow
B: 1951-10-07
D: 2017-01-17
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Barlow, Jack
Karlee Harris
B: 2016-09-07
D: 2017-01-08
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Harris, Karlee
Danny Hart
B: 1936-07-06
D: 2017-01-07
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Hart, Danny
George Brown
B: 1929-11-03
D: 2017-01-05
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Brown, George
Gerald Bergman
B: 1935-08-04
D: 2017-01-01
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Bergman, Gerald
Judy Presley
B: 1941-08-13
D: 2016-12-30
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Presley, Judy
Judy Fulton
B: 1959-04-26
D: 2016-12-24
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Fulton, Judy
Rusten Hallmark
B: 1956-10-27
D: 2016-12-23
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Hallmark, Rusten

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P.O. Box 2396
Athens, TX 75751
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Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home had its beginning back in 1900 when the late E.A. Carroll established a hardware and undertaking business. Seven years later, Mr. J.R. Lehr joined the firm as a sales clerk and manager of the undertaking department. In 1911, he became a licensed embalmer and in 1921 became partner of Mr. Carroll's in the business. The name was changed to Carroll & Lehr.

In 1921 fire destroyed the hardware store, which was located on the northwest corner of the courthouse square where the courthouse annex building is presently located. Following this disaster, the firm was operated in several locations, including the building on the northeast side of the courthouse square that was later known for many years as Vickery Hardware.
 
Carroll & Lehr Funeral Home then moved to 731 E. Tyler Street, in 1940. Judge Royall Watkins built the beautiful home with spacious landscaped grounds surrounding it in 1915. There were eleven large rooms, two baths, roomy porches and halls, which made the home most suitable for a funeral home.
 
Then in 1982 Lenard W. Anstead and Roland deCastro, Jr., purchased the funeral home business, and leased the building. In 1999 the two decided that the firm had out grown its location and started building a new building, further down Tyler Street (Hwy 31East)
 
The New location took a year and two months to complete and is in full operation, with very spacious rooms, and the chapel that seats approximately 300 people. The walls are elaborately adorned with beautiful colors of comfort and serenity. There is even a children's room, where small children can go to watch movies or play with toys during visitation or services.
 
Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, the peoples choice of Professional Funeral Directors, where we show compassion, love and understanding with dignity to each and every family we serve.