Carrie Valerius served as a missionary to Brazil. IMB/GETTY IMAGES
In a conversation with Amy, Carter told her that even though he didn’t want to go there, he couldn’t get Portland off his mind. “She would cry and say, ‘I can’t either.'”
“In the days to come, I do want to begin … to shift the conversation to that future, a future that I pray will be marked by multitudes of Southern Baptist missionaries taking the Gospel to the nations.”
She was always ready to help and be at the forefront of things, though remaining humble and kind. Her presence brought peace and grace to all she would meet.
Kyra Lynn Karr, a Southern Baptist missionary to Italy and member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville, was killed in a traffic accident Thursday evening, Aug. 13 in Bartow County.