Grace L. (Roberts) Barr (1926 - 2014)


Grace E. Barr, 87, of Altamont, died at 10:25 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont, with James Watts officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday and one hour before services on Tuesday, both at the funeral home. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mrs. Barr was born on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1926, in Summitt, Miss., the daughter of Leon and Lena Boyd Roberts. She married Earl M. Barr on Nov. 28, 1945; he died on Feb. 7, 1994.
Survivors include sons, Jim Barr of Blue Mound, Jack Barr and his wife Diana of Altamont, and Clyde Barr and his wife Barbara of Altamont; and daughter, Judy Farris of Terre Haute, Ind.
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Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
College & North
Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3344
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Published in The Leader-Union from June 16 to June 25, 2014