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Brenda Jay Cook Barr
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Birth: May 8, 1961
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 2014
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Brenda Jay Barr, 52 of Greenwood, Indiana passed away Wednesday March 12, 2014 at her residence in Greenwood.

Brenda was born Monday May 8, 1961 in Lawrenceburg the daughter of Billy Ray and Barbara Jean (Ashcraft) Cook.

Brenda graduated from The Ohio State University March 16, 1984. She was married to David Barr October 13, 1984. Brenda was a pre-school teacher at Welcome Place Pre-School and later at Adventures Pre-School. She was a member of the Heartland Church of Christ. She loved children, animals, traveling, playing cards, and quilting. She was a very comforting and kind person. She always was happy and wore a smile.

Brenda is survived by husband, David Barr and son Zachary Barr both of Greenwood, mother, Barbara Cook of Westerville, Ohio, grandmother Mildred Ashcraft of Dillsboro, sister Beth Richardson of Columbus, Indiana, niece Allison and nephews Seth and Austin Richardson, brother-in-law Gary (Karen) Barr of Columbus, Ohio, nephew Justin, sister-in-law Teresa (George) Vann of Alabama, and nephew Scott, father-in-law Bill (Libby) Barr of Fairfield, Ohio, mother-in-law Marilyn Wise of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Ray Cook, grandparents Floyd and Goldie Cook, and grandfather Elmer Ashcraft.

Funeral services will be Monday March 17, 2014, 11AM at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan with Mitch Davis, Shelby Floyd, and Adam Ferrell officiating. Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery, Milan. Visitation will be 4-7PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the Mt. Dora Childrens Home or the OSU Athletic Dept. through the funeral home.

Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home Milan, Indiana entrusted with arrangements. Box 243, 707 S. Main St. 47031 (812)654-2141. Go to to make an online condolence.

--Laws Carr Moore Funeral Home-- 
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New Craven Cemetery
Ripley County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Tom Perdiew
Record added: Mar 14, 2014
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Brenda Jay <i>Cook</i> Barr
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