Stephanie Renae (Carpitcher) Carr, 43-year-old former Seminole County resident and current Purcell resident, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Stephanie Renae (Carpitcher) Carr, 43-year-old Purcell resident and former Seminole County resident, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

She was born Oct. 29, 1973, in Seminole to Brenda Sue (Works) Votaw and Aleck Carpitcher.

Stephanie graduated from Byng High School in 1991 and went on to earn her associate's degree in criminology. She was also a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Maud.

On Dec. 15, 2006, Stephanie married Roger Darrin Carr in Oklahoma County.

Stephanie had previously worked as a store manager for Blockbuster Video in Oklahoma City.

Stephanie was a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, the Rewalke Band.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Darrin Carr of the home in Purcell; her mother Brenda (Works) Votaw and her husband James Votaw of Maud; her father, Aleck Carpitcher of Sayre; her step-father, Earl Herron and his wife Karen Herron of Shawnee; five brothers, Earl Ralph “J.R.” Herron Jr. and his wife Christine of Mannsville, Brandon Herron and his wife Jamie of Saint Louis, Justin Herron and his wife Denise Herron of Shawnee, Brian Murdock of McLoud, D.J. Walls and his wife Tonya Walls of McAlester; a very special cousin, Lori Brewer; and a host of other family and dear friends.

Stephanie was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Missie and Hobbie Carpitcher; by her maternal grandparents, Henry and Mable Works; by her maternal step-grandparents, Junior and Loretta Votaw, and by her paternal grandmother, Nettie Herron.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at Trinity Baptist Church in Maud with Pastor Butch Bradley officiating the service. Interment will follow at Cummings Cemetery in Maud.

Services are under the direction of Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home in Maud. Visitation hours will be from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. until service time on Saturday.

Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home, Maud, is in charge of arrangements.

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