Macon County Chronicle

Katherine M. Barr, 88

Katherine M. Barr, age 88, of Lafayette, formerly of Caro, MI., passed away on Sat., July 4, 2009 at her daughter’s residence in Lafayette, Tenn. Funeral Services for Katherine Barr were conducted Thurs., July 9, 2009 from the Chapel of the Coats Funeral Home in Michigan with Bob Thurlough officiating. Interment followed in the Perry Mount Park Cemetery in Pontiac, MI. A native of Caro, Michigan, she was born on Fri., Oct. 15, 1920, the only child of the late Bert and Edith (Remington) Perry. She married Mathew Barr, who preceded her in death in 1988. To this union was born five children and through the years they were blessed with twenty-one grandchildren and 70 great-grandchildren. Besides being a homemaker, she had been a bank teller. She is survived by children, Linda Rives, Lafayette, Tenn., Judy (Duane) Cutler, Debbie (Ronald) Stratton, Matt (Debbie) Barr, Rob (Eunice) Barr, all of MI., twenty-one grandchildren, and 70 great-grandchildren.