The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


September 16, 2013

Edna Barr dies at 83

Monday, September 16, 2013 — Edna Mae Barr, 83 years of age, of Concord, passed away September 12, 2013.

Mrs. Barr was born October 14, 1929 in Oakboro to the late Fletcher Smith and the late Lillian Burris.

She was also preceded in death by husband, James Howard Barr, and brothers  Clyde Smith and Seborn Smith.

The family received friends Sunday from 3-4 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home - Concord. The funeral service was at 4 p.m. in the Hartsell Chapel, officiated by Rev. Jimmy Barrett. Burial will follow at the Dulin’s Grove Advent Christian Church Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Glenn Barr and wife Kathy; daughter Sharon Burgos and husband Bill; three sisters, Elsie Gandy, Edith Ross and Louvine Stegall; grandson James Barr, granddaughter Laura Barr, granddaughter Jenny Stewart, grandson David Stewart Jr., step-grandchildren Matt and Megan Lemonds, Brandy and Steven Hurley and great-grandchildren Morgan and Chase Hurley.

Memorials may be made to the Poplar Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 3476 Poplar Tent Road, Concord, NC 28027.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Barr family.

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