Caroldine “Carol” Courtney Lair, 94 of Monticello, passed away on July 15, 2018 at Belle View Estates Nursing & Rehab in Monticello.

She was born on September 21, 1923 in Drew County and was the daughter of the late late Calvin Courtney and Anna Young Courtney.

She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse who worked for Dr. Lewis Hyatt and Drew Memorial Hospital. She was a Baptist.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son in law, Jimmy Adams; three brothers, Clifford Courtney, Richard Courtney and Henry Courtney; and two sisters, Maurita Hollinger and Sharon Gray.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Tucker and wife Kathie of Green Hill and Ronnie Tucker and wife Sharon of North, Arkansas; a daughter, Marcia Adams of Monticello; two sisters, Jean Montero and Joann Hughes both of New Orleans, Louisiana; seven grandchildren, Lisa Lafoon, Chris Tucker, Kyle Tucker, Blair Tucker, Bailey Tucker, Joshua West and Christopher West; two great grandchildren and one due in August; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 18, at 4 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.


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