Linda Raye Carr passed beyond this life to her eternal reward on September 7th, 2021, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. All who knew Linda experienced her love of life and people, and ability to see the bright side of any situation. She was an optimist in all things. She passionately loved her family and the people in her life, and never met a stranger. Her travels took her to many places.She was born Linda Ray Martin on August 10th, 1940, in Oklahoma City, Ok to Ray and Ruth Martin. Her early life was highlighted by her love of dance and performance. She started performing when she was four years old. Under her mentor Seymore Davis, she was featured in many stage performances until she went to college. By the time she was a young teenager, she had even received her ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) card. In adult life, she continued her love of performance and dance as a member of Junior Hospitality.She was a 1958 graduate of Capitol Hill High School, where she was a majorette as well as Band Queen multiple times. She was even a finalist for 'Miss Oklahoma City' in the late 1950's. After Capitol Hill, she attended the University of Oklahoma, where she pledged at the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. During her time at OU, she was voted 'OU Yearbook Beauty (1959), 'Dream Girl' at the annual Carnation Dance (1959), Ms. ROTC and Honorary Lt. Colonel in 1960. She graduated from OU with a Bachelor's in Adult Education in 1962.Linda met the love of her life when she was 13, David Carr, whom she married in 1975. Together they created a family of five, with his, her and our children – which lasted for the rest of her days, the next 46 years. During this long and happy marriage, she was mother of three sons and grandmother of eight. In their early years, Linda cared for her grandchildren on a regular basis, taking great joy in their daily lives. Her working career began in adoptions at the State Dept. of Human Services. Later, she taught Adult Education for those who were seeking their GED. She spent over 40 years as a Realtor, helping many people find their homes starting at Abide and ending with Metro First. During that time, she worked by the side of her husband, decorating the homes he built, helping all buyers of custom homes with their selections, and listing all his properties. Her involvement with new home building led to her election twice as the President of the Central Oklahoma Home Builder's Association Women's Council. For many years, she also listed the homes of her son, Michael Carr, and partnered with him and fellow Realtor son, Steve Dickson, on sales of new and existing homes. Beyond all her many accomplishments in life, she cherished her family above all. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. Whether it was being a homeroom mom or treating a sunburn; baking cookies, cakes, and holiday meals; or going to dance recitals and sporting events, she was always there with a smile and a cheer. She traveled to many places, but she always loved being with her family. She is survived by the love of her life, David Carr of Edmond; sons Darren Carr, Steve Dickson, and Michael Carr; daughters in law Nicole Carr, Angela Dickson, and Carmen Marrs; and grandchildren Lexi Carr; Sophia, Rachel, Lilian, and Jacob Dickson; and Pierce and Senna Carr. Preceding her in death are her parents Ray and Ruth, her brother Robert Martin, and grandson Aaron Carr.