Laura "Marie" Darr, the mother of Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr, died Saturday at her Columbus home. She was 63.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at McMullen Funeral Home Chapel in Columbus and a private burial will follow in Ranburn, Ala. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today at McMullen Funeral Home Chapel, 3874 Gentian Blvd.
Darr, the daughter of the late Dourphous and Essie Smith Hall, was born Aug. 19, 1946 in Ranburn. A member of Edgewood Assembly of God, she was a homemaker.
Other than the sheriff, survivors include two other sons, Douglas Darr of Columbus and James Darr of Mobile, Ala; two brothers, David Hall of Cannon, Ga. and Paul Hall of Owasso, Okla; a sister, Joyce Hart of Waverly Hall, Ga., and a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
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Flowers will be accepted and donations may go to PAWS, 4900 Milgen Road, Columbus, Ga., 31907.