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Veda Maurene Tate Barr
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1916
Death: Oct. 5, 2000


Maurene Barr


BIG SPRING -- Maurene Barr, sister of Charlcie Roberson of Snyder, died Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Comanche Trail Nursing Home.

Service for Mrs. Barr, 84, was set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Parker, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church, officiating. Interment was to follow in Trinity Memorial Park with Eastern Star rites.

Born on April 18, 1916 in Callahan County, she was reared in Vincent and attended Vincent and Coahoma schools. She married Leslie Barr on Sept. 27, 1935 in Vincent. He died Nov. 1, 1963.

Mrs. Barr attended LVN school at Medical Arts Hospital and after graduation she worked at Medical Arts for 25 years.

She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and was a past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star.

Other survivors include two sons, Ret. Col. Grady Barr and his wife, Letha, of Tyler, and David Barr and his wife, Patricia, of Vincent; one daughter, Nelda Thomas of San Antonio; one brother, Kay Tate of Orlando, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and two brothers.


Veda "Maurene" Tate - Daughter of Charlie Calvin Tate and Blanche Lee Kay.
Sister of Evelyn Opal, Charlcie Claudine, Linnie "Faye", Katherine "Myrle", Dorothy "Alene", William Merritt, James Leroy and Calvin Kay Tate.
Wife of Leslie Winford Barr.
Mother of Grady Winnifred, Nelda Yvonne and David Wyndall Barr.
Granddaughter of Elisha Martin Tate and Sarah Frances Branson. 
Trinity Memorial Park
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jan 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23828527
Veda Maurene <i>Tate</i> Barr
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jan. 7, 2008

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