Dolly L. Barr
June 28, 1923 - July 19, 2018
Birthplace: Rural Glenwood, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 7/23/2018
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 7/24/2018
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Burial 7/24/2018
Evergreen Cemetery

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Dolly L. Barr, age 95, of Red Oak, Iowa passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Accura Healthcare of Stanton, Iowa. Dolly was born June 28, 1923 near Glenwood, Iowa 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, Missouri. They farmed near Elliott, Iowa 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 January 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, IA; Bill Barr and wife Bev of St. Joseph, MO; Pat Barr of Phoenix, AZ; and Sally Ratcliff and husband Larry of Red Oak, IA; 14 grandchildren: many great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Mary Damman of Clarinda, IA; Ruth Hewitt of Springfield, MO; and Peg Rothmeyer and husband Bill of Loveland, CO; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 10 AM Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 6-8 PM Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. 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 Sixth Street
Red Oak, Iowa 51566
Phone: (712) 623-2525 or
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