Mrs. John W. Barr
Final rites for Mrs. John W. Barr, 79, prominent and
beloved Cedartown woman, were held from the Methodist church on Wednesday
morning. Mrs. Barr, who had been in ill health for the past several months,
passed away early on Tuesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. H.
Griffin, in Atlanta, with whom she had spent the past several months. The
remains were brought to Cedartown Tuesday. Mrs. Barr had been a resident of
Cedartown for more than fifty years and during that period she was actively
associated with many of the city&rsquos most progressive organizations. She
was a loyal and devoted member of the First Methodist church and always took
an active and interested part in the church and Sunday School activities.
Funeral services were conducted from the church with the pastor, Rev. T. R.
Kendall, Jr., officiating, assisted by Rev. Harry Peterson, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church. Interment was in Greenwood cemetery. Pallbearers
for the funeral were, Walker Bradford, J. W. Cone, Charles Brumby, Wallis
Brumby, James Young, Charlie Peek, Dr. C. V. Wood and Robert Wood. The
stewards of the First Methodist church, Dr. C. W. Peek and M. D. Russell
acted as honorary escorts. Mrs. Barr is survived by a son, William J. Barr,
of Cedartown; a daughter, Mrs. W. Huff Griffin, Atlanta; a brother, Robert
Lockhart, Dallas, Texas; and a number of grandchildren and other relatives.
(Cedartown Standard, Thursday, May 10, 1934)
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