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Valette U. "Jack" Barr
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1897
Beecher City
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan., 1972
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Valette U. "Jack" Barr, 74 of Pana, Illinois, postmaster at Beecher City, Illinois for over twenty years, and a teacher in the local school. He had taught school in Tower Hill, Dieterich, and Findlay. He died January, 1972 at 8:55 p.m. at St.Mary's hospital, Decatur, Illinois. He was born in Beecher City, Illinois on September 30, 1897. He was the son of Asa and Essie Tipsword Barr. He married Constance M. Swinnen.

Surviving are his wife, Constance; daughter, Wilhelmina Burrous, Mr. Zion, Illinois; two grandsons, Phillip and Douglas; brothers, James, Porterville, California; Edwin, Beecher City, Illinois; William Hazelwood, Missouri; sisters, Lillian Smith, Mount Pulaski, Illinois; Lucille Reeder and Wilma Wonus, both of Beecher City, Illinois; and Irene Harlan, Perkin, Illinois.

Mr. Barr was a member of St. Patrick Church, Pana, Illinois and Knights of Columbus.

Funeral services were held at ST. Patrick Church, Pana, Illinois with Rev. B.H. LaBonte officiating.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Asa Barr (1875 - 1949)
  Essie Armita Tipsword Barr (1879 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Constance M. Swinnen Barr (1906 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Valette U. Barr (1897 - 1972)
  Lillian Una Barr Smith (1905 - 1999)*
  Lucille U. Barr Reeder (1908 - 1987)*
  Edwin L. Barr (1911 - 1992)*
  Irene Elizabeth Barr Harlan (1914 - 2009)*
  Clarence W. Barr (1917 - 1991)*
  Wilma M. Barr Wonus (1920 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Pana
Christian County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Hall
Record added: Aug 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74930817
Valette U. Jack Barr
Added by: Rev. Dale Sims
 
Valette U. Jack Barr
Added by: Rev. Dale Sims
 
 
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