Barr, Janet Geiersbach Janet Barr, age 81, passed away last Tuesday, April 2nd at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Mrs. Barr was born on April 5, 1931 in Mount Vernon, New York, and was a graduate of Chatham University in Pittsburg. In 1953, she married the love of her life Mr. William W. Barr, and they eventually settled here in Dallas. Watercolor art was her favorite pastime, and she was blessed to be surrounded by many friends. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family, who will miss her dearly. Jan is survived by her husband of 60 years; her son Steve Barr and his wife Karen of Flower Mound; her daughter Linda Allard and her husband David of Lewisville; and her grandchildren Kathryn Allard, Dawson and Ella Grace Barr. A memorial service and inurnment will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 12th at Church of the Holy Communion, 17405 Muirfield Drive, Dallas, Texas. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church's memorial fund.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Apr. 8, 2013