Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Barrs in:
 • Grandview Memorial Gardens
 • Champaign
 • Champaign County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Amanda Naomi Grubaugh Barr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 18, 1890
Fayette County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1967
Champaign
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

Amanda Naomi Grubaugh was born 18 Jun 1890 in Loudon, Fayette, IL to Joseph Allen Grubaugh and Mary Elizabeth Cameron. She married James Clarence Barr on 9 Jan 1907 in Beecher City, Effingham, IL. They had 14 children together. James Clarence Barr died in 1954 in Mahomet, IL. Amanda died on 1 Mar 1967 in Champaign, IL

Here is Amanda's obituary:
Services for Mrs. Barr Saturday
Mahomet - Funeral services will be Saturday for Amanda N. Barr, 76, who died 5 am, Wednesday (March 1, 1967) at Burnham City Hospital, Champaign, where she had been a patient for four weeks.
Services will be at 2 pm at the Blair Funeral Home, Mahomet, with Rev. Hershel Burton of Georgetown officiating. Rev. Earl Reinhold will assist.
Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 7-9 pm Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm Friday at the funeral home.
She was born June 18, 1890 in Louden township, Fayette County, daughter of Joseph A. and Mary E. Grubaugh.
She married James C. Barr on Jan. 9, 1907 at Beecher City. He died in 1954.
She had lived in the Mahomet vicinity for 37 years and was a member of the Mahomet Nazarene Church.
She is survived by one brother, Homer Grubaugh, of Decatur; one sister, Nora Watson, Decatur; seven sons, Jesse A. of Seymour, Louis S. of Monticello, J. Cecil of Moline, Raymond C. of Fithian, John R. of Farmer City, Eugene R. of Champaign, and M. Dean of Escondido, CA; six daughters, Mrs. Therman (Dorothy) Lee of Champaign, Mrs. William (Beulah) Vogelien of Cherry Valley, NV, Mrs. William (Mertie) Sarver of Monticello, Mrs. Hubert (Alta) Hefter of Gibson City; Mrs. Robert (Mary) Curtis of Urbana and Mrs. Ronald (Ina) Glick of Bremen, IN; 45 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son in 1956.
The family suggests that contributions be made to the memorial fund established for the benefit of the church missionary program. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Allen Grubaugh (1853 - 1930)
  Mary Elizabeth Cameron Grubaugh (1855 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  James Clarence Barr (1884 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  John R Barr (1915 - 2004)*
  Mary E. Barr Curtis (1929 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Grubaugh Kline (1873 - 1944)*
  Samuel Spencer Grubaugh (1874 - 1962)*
  Nora Ellen Grubaugh Watson (1874 - 1968)*
  Sarah Ann Grubaugh Doty (1877 - 1915)*
  Charles Edward Grubaugh (1879 - 1963)*
  Bertha V. Grubaugh (1880 - 1881)*
  Levi Jackson Grubaugh (1882 - 1945)*
  Carrie N. Grubaugh (1884 - 1884)*
  Amanda Naomi Grubaugh Barr (1890 - 1967)
  Homer Eugene Grubaugh (1894 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grandview Memorial Gardens
Champaign
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Richard Holmes
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95913056
Amanda Naomi <i>Grubaugh</i> Barr
Added by: Richard Holmes
 
Amanda Naomi <i>Grubaugh</i> Barr
Added by: Don Edward Denny
 
Amanda Naomi <i>Grubaugh</i> Barr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service