Mary Frances Barr, 51 of Granite City passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Gateway Regional Medical Center with her family by her side. Mary was born on January 18, 1963 in Granite City, the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Joan "BoBo" (Leen) Myers Jr.
Mary served over 7 years as a circuit clerk for Madison County. She was a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed many hours watching games. She had a special love for animals taking in many stray cats and dogs into her home providing food, shelter and love for them all. Mary will be remembered for her kind heart and the many special times shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by and will be missed by her husband; Dennis Barr, whom she married on April 14, 1984; her daughters, Adrienna and (Ryan) Newcomer St. Louis, MO, Lillie Barr of Granite City; son, Alexander Barr of Granite City; sister, Theresa and (Bruce) Tomlinson of Collinsville; brother, Eddie Myers of Granite City; nieces Tara Gregory of Collinsville, Tshia Tomlinson of Collinsville; nephew Chase Hendrix of Collinsville.
In celebration of her life a memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Clint Wisdom officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In memory of Mary memorials are suggested to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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