Mrs. Margie Barrs, 82, of Branford, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 29, 2013 at the Suwannee Valley Haven Hospice with her family at her side after an extended illness. Mrs. Barrs was born December 21, 1931 in Lenox, Georgia to the late Dewey Adams and Willie "Bill" Adams Herndon. Mrs. Barrs was a retired bookkeeper. She enjoyed crocheting, working in her yard and spending time caring for her family. Mrs. Barrs was of the Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church of Branford. Mrs. Barrs is preceded in death by her husband, John Odell Barrs; one brother, Michael Adams; and one sister, Roxie Bracewell. Mrs. Barrs is survived by two sons, Gary Barrs (Sandra) of Bell, FL, John Barrs (Carolynne) of Apex, NC, two sisters, Jane Broughton of Branford, FL, Sandi Root of Lake City, FL, three grandchildren: Erin Sapp (Dallas) of Lake City, FL, April Barrs and Taylor Barrs of Apex, NC. Two Great-grandchildren; Peyton and Masina Sapp also survive.
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Visitation for Mrs. Barrs will be 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday, January 2, 2014 in the chapel at Daniels Funeral Home, Branford. Funeral services for Mrs. Barrs will be conducted Friday, January 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church, Branford. Arrangements are under direction of the DANIELS FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at www.lls.org. Please sign the guest book at danielsfuneralhome.com
Daniels Funeral Homes, Inc.
408 Suwannee Avenue NW Branford, FL 32008
Published in Lake City Reporter on Jan. 1, 2014