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“Jackie was a warm and caring lady who touched the lives of so many patients at North Oaks. She was an excellent role model to all she led. Her...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Deborah Krause - Coworker

“i was so saddened to hear of jackie's passing. she was such a courageous, caring, and compassionate person, and such a joy to be around. it's...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Hobby Morrison - Hammond, LA

“I am dismayed that Jackie is gone and I send my love to Buddy. ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Ann Moody - Mobile, AL - Friend

“Jackie was a dedicated nurse and cared so much for others.She was always pleasant and willing to help us on Same Day Surgery when we needed help!!!...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Sandy Thornhill FNP-c - LA

“Buddy, I am so sorry for your loss. I have wondered over the years how you and your family were. I had even asked Curley if he had heard from you. ...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Lynn Garrett - Friend

“I am so sorry that I can't be there to pay tribute to Jackie-especially because I'll be a patient on her unit at that time. Im sure I won't be...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Sandy Patterson - Hammond, LA

“The Carr & Himel Family, I was so very saddened to here of Jackie's death. She was such a blessing to not only me, as a friend, but to many that...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Sue Crockett - Hammond, LA

“Jackie and I go way back. I will always remember when we were young teens on some Saturdays we would walk to town from my house to the Fountain Caf&...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Jinnie Wilson - Hammond, LA

“Heartfelt condolences to Jackie's entire family. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Glenda Sharkey - Hammond, LA

“Buddy, Jackie will be greatly missed in this community. Her courage and kindness are an inspiration. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely,...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Nancy Williams - Hammond, LA

“I hate to hear this about Jackie. I worked at North Oaks and we would talk frequently. I am so sorry for her family. She was a very nice person and...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Brenda Lipscomb - Hammond, LA

“Jill, this is Brandi your old coworker from north oaks rehab. I heard about your aunt today from Dorothy Anne. I am currently working at City Glass...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Brandi Piediscalzo - Tickfaw, LA

“Jackie will be missed. She was strong and courageous. It was a pleasure to have known her and worked with her for our careers in nursing. Such a true...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Sherry collura - pon, LA - Friend

“Buddy,We are so sorry to hear about Jackie's passing. We will forever cherish our travels and adventures with the both of you. Jackie was such a...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Jason & Tehar Ramert - MN

“So sorry to read of the passing of Jackie. Agree will be greatly missed ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Glenn Allen - Ponchatoula, LA

“I used to play tennis with Jackie and kept in touch minimally since. I loved her personality and spirit. She was a joy to be around. She will give...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Wendy Lauderdale - Hammond, LA

“God bless you and your family ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Launo and John Moore - Vicksburg, MS

“My heart is broken!! Jackie was the epitome of the definition of NURSE! I know she influenced so many of her staff throughout her career! Jackie...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Gina Burdett - Ponchatoula, LA

“I will miss your smiling face passing by the front desk when you're rushing to your meeting with your daily good morning Sheila. I'll never forget...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Sheila Johnson - Independence, LA

“Please accept my condolences and prayers for your family's loss. May God grant you each some measure of peace and understanding. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Gary Stanga - Ponchatoula, LA

“Thoughts and prayers to Jackie's family and friends. Jackie was always caring and kind. She will be missed. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Heidi Miller - Houston, TX

“John & Family, It's with sincere sorrow we send this note of Jacki's passing. Jacki did so much to help others here on earth and her funny, gracious...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Louis Wiginton & Family - LA

“John & Family, It's with sincere sorrow we send this note of Jacki's passing. Jacki did so much to help others here on earth and her funny, gracious...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Louis Wiginton & Family - LA

“My condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Jackie was such a kind, friendly person. A great loss! ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Vicki Pilie (Piazza) - Destrehan, LA


Jackie Himel Carr, of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away at her residence, on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the age of 61. She was born on Thursday, October 30, 1958, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the daughter of Kelcy Himel Sr. and the late Rita Brunett Himel.

She was the Post Operative Director of Surgical Services for North Oaks Medical Center, where she has been employed for many years.

Jackie is survived by her husband, John Marshall Carr, Jr., brothers, Kelcy Himel Jr.(Sue), and Greg Himel (Carolyn); father, Kelcy Himel, Sr., nephews, Bret Himel (Tiffany), and Bryce Himel (Lindsey); niece, Jill Soderstrom (Garrett), great-nieces and nephews, Mia and Londyn Himel and William and Haysen Soderstrom; step-son, John Marshall Carr III, step-daughter, Rayne Carr, and her grandson, John Marshall Carr IV.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 8:00 am until 10:30 am.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 600 North Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Wednesday at 11:00 am, with Fr. Cayet Mangiaracina, O.P. officiating.
If you are planning to attend the service at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, you MUST wear a mask and will have your temperature checked before you can enter the church.

Interment will follow at St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery in Husser, Louisiana.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pilots for Patients, 3127 Mercedes Dr., Monroe, LA 71201, pfp@pilotsforpatients.org. This organization was dear to Jackie's heart.

During the visitation social distancing and wearing a face mask are strongly recommended.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.