Obit: Barr, Mr. & Mrs. A. C. (1937)

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----Source: Greenwood Gleaner - January Date Unknown (From Leona Alberts Collection)

Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Barr Pass Away

Again this community was saddened by the deaths of both Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Barr.

Mr. Barr, 65, who had been ill but a short time, died Tuesday afternoon, January 12, at 3:00 o'clock.

Mrs. Barr, 54, who has been ill for some time, died early Wednesday morning January 13, at 12:30 o'clock.

They are survived by five children, Elsie, Mrs. R.s.Nyeland of Williamsport, Penn; Hazel, Mrs. Jos. Brauneis Jr., of Greenwood, Carles Barr of Neillsville, Viola, Mrs. Rymond Shaw of Neillsvlle and Jessie Barr of Clevelan, Ohio.

Funeral services for both Mr. and Mrs. Barr will be held from the M.E. church Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. C.r.Gaylord will officate.

Complete obituaries will be printed next week.

Obituaries of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Barr

Mrs. Ethjel Carlston Barr was born in Neillsville on September 10, 1882, and resided in Clark County until the time of her death.

Anthony C. Barr was born in Ataca, Mich, Aug 21, 1871. He came to Longwood with his parents when he was nine years old. At the age of 16 he took up the blacksmith trade and remained at Longwood until 1910 when he and his family moved to Greenwood and where he successfully operated a blacksmith shop since.

Mr. and Mrs. Barr were united in marriage July 5, 1900. Five children were born to them: (Elsie) Mrs. R. S. Nyeland, Williamsport, Penn., (Hazel) Mrs. Joseph Brauneis, Greenwood; Charles, Neillsville; (Viola) Mrs. Raymond Shaw, Neillsville; and Jessie, R.N., Cleveland, Ohio.

They are also survived by the follwing grandchildren: Jeanette Elsie Brauneis, Charles Gordon Brauneis, Helen Marie Brauneis, Shirley Rae Shaw, Beverly Jean Shaw, Sandra Joy Barr and Carrol Jean Barr.

Mrs. Barr is survived by her aged mother, Mrs. C. M. Bradford and two brothers, Free and T.V. Carleton of Neillsville.

Mr. Barr is survived by two brothers, George of Silverton, Ore, and Alva of Glacer Park, Mont, and one sister, Mrs. A.H. McCarty of Longwood.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Barr were members of the Royal Neighbors of America, Eastern Star and Beavers and Mr. Barr was a member of the local order of Masons.

Funeral services were held from the local M.E. Church, Sunday afternoon with Rev. C.R. Gaylord officiating. Members of the Eastern Star were in charge. Mrs. L. Cox, Mrs. C. Perkins, Mrs. Earl Sloniker and Mrs. Albert Dahl, members of the Ryal Neighbors, had charge of the floral offerings.

Twelve Masonic brethern acted as pallbearers; Lee Jolivette, Carl Stabnow, M.E. Kenyon, Elmer Johnson, C.C. Hoehne, Dr. R.E. McIntyre, H.R. Baird, A.E. Preller, A.C.Buker, I.W. Staffod, Dr. A.J. Currie, and Chas. Varney.

The bodies were liad to rest in the Greenwood cemetery.

The following from away were her to attend the joint funeral services; Mrs. C.M.Bradford, Free Charleton, Miss Catherin Carleton, Jim and Will Owen of Neillsville, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. McCarty, Mr. and mrs. Howard Farwell, Miss Elizabeth McCarty and Justin McCarty of Longwoofd, Miss Charlotte McCarty and Lawrence Tomley of Whitehall, Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson of Marshfield, Mrs. Morris Anderson and Mrs. Otto Anderson of Stevens Point, Mr. and mrs. John F. Johnson and sons Charles and Lawrence of Augusta, Mr. and Mrs. R.S.Nyeland of Williamsport, Penn., Mr. and Mrs. Chas Barr and mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shaw of Neillsville, Miss Jessie Barr R.N. of Cleveland Ohio.

 

 


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