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Edith Sills Barr
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1907
Lenoir County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 2004
West Jefferson
Ashe County
North Carolina, USA

La Grange Daily News

Edith Sills Barr

West Jefferson
Edith Sills Barr, age 96 of West Jefferson, died Monday, April 5 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Barr was born on April 22, 1907 in Concord to Joseph and Nancy Creech Sills. She was a 1928 graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College. She was married in 1930 to the late Edward D. Barr. Mrs. Barr was a retired educator having served the Ashe County school system as a French and English instructor. In her retirement years she enjoyed reading. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Barr was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Sills of Hickory; two sisters, Mrs. Doris Broome of Hickory and Mrs. Bernice Hardin of Greensboro.

Funeral services for Mrs. Barr were conducted Thursday afternoon, April 8 at 2 p.m. at West Jefferson United Methodist Church. The Rev. A.B. Weaver and The Rev. Kirk McNeill officiated. Burial followed in the West Jefferson Cemetery. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. at West Jefferson United Methodist Church prior to the services.
Mrs. Barr is survived by a daughter, Betsy Hartzog of West Jefferson; granddaughter and spouse, Pam and Robert Andrews of Sparta; grandson, Robert Hartzog of Boone; five great-grandchildren, Emily Andrews and Molly Andrews of Sparta and Bobby Hartzog, Hannah Hartzog and Holden Hartzog, all of Boone; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the C.E. Gardner Scholarship Fund, c/o Jane Gardner, PO Box 450, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

Badger Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Edward D Barr (1899 - 1988)
West Jefferson City Cemetery
West Jefferson
Ashe County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Dec 15, 2011
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Edith <i>Sills</i> Barr
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Edith <i>Sills</i> Barr
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