Carmen was born Monday, July 28, 1975 in Centerville, the daughter of Roy E. Wren and the late Victoria Whelchel. She married Bobby Burr on July 30, 2002 in Salem.
She enjoyed her time as a wife, mother and homemaker.
Carman is survived by her father, Roy Wren of Kansas City, Kan.; step-father, Emmanuel Lee Whelchel of Kinmundy; son, Christian Martin of Salem; daughter, Kitty Weems of Kell; brothers, Roy Wren and wife Kristina, and Kevin James Whelchel all of Kinmundy; sister, Tara Donoho and husband Daniel, of Salem; grandparents, Boyd and Bonnie McGathey of Granite City; and grandmother, Ruth Wren of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
Arrangements are being handled by J.W. Neal Funeral Home, Kinmundy, where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, October 18, 2014.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, October 19, 2014, at J.W. Neal Funeral Home. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Kinmundy.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home. Please visit jwnealfuneralhome.net to leave memorial tributes, condolences or to light a candle.