Dolly L. (Niday) Barr (1923 - 2018)

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Dolly L. Barr, 95, Red Oak, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018, at the Accura Healthcare of Stanton.
Dolly was born June 28, 1923, near Glenwood, the daughter of Glen and Pearl (Clites) Niday. She graduated from Farragut High School and was united in marriage to A.W. "Bud" Barr on July 26, 1942, in Maryville, Mo. They farmed near Elliott until 1955, when they moved to Red Oak. They owned and operated Barr Oil for over 44 years. Dolly was a member of the Red Oak Presbyterian Church and Church Circle. She was a hard worker, keeping a meticulous home, and she enjoyed baking. She and Bud also enjoyed wintering in Arizona for nearly twenty years.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Bud Barr on Jan. 5, 2000; son, Wayne Barr; sister, Maxine Addy; brother, Franklin Niday; and daughter-in-law, Lee Carole Barr.
Survivors include her children, Denny Barr and wife Peg of Red Oak; Bill Barr and wife Bev of St. Joseph, Mo.; Pat Barr of Phoenix, Ariz.; and Sally Ratcliff and husband Larry of Red Oak; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mary Damman of Clarinda; Ruth Hewitt of Springfield, Mo.; and Peg Rothmeyer and husband Bill of Loveland, Colo.; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Red Oak Presbyterian Church or the Red Oak Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association.
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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410 N 6th St
Red Oak, IA 51566
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Published in The Red Oak Express on July 24, 2018