Magdalene Barr passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Dec. 9. She was 94.
Magdalene and her husband, Louis, operated a family farm and had four children. When Louis passed away in 1968, Magadelene continued to be involved with the farm for many years. In 1963, she was home alone with three of the children when a tornado hit and destroyed their home. She never forgot how many people in the community came to help them rebuild. Magadelene was a longtime member of Baker Chapel United Methodist Church and had very deep fath. Her greatest joy in life was her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis; a son, Bryan; her parents, Clarence and Gertie Gentry; a brother, Paul Gentry; and a sister, Pauline Rogers.
Magadelene is survived by a daughter, Jana and her significant other, Jeff Daub, of Boonville; two sons, Paul and his wife, Debbie, and Larry and his wife, Sherry, all of Boonville; a daughter-in-law, Angie Barr of Evansville; 11 grandchildren, Andy Daub and his wife, Amber, of Aurora, Colo., Lindsey Daub of Boonville, Adam Barr and his wife, Selena, of Newburgh, Ashley Morgan and her husband, Justin, of Tennyson, Bryan Barr and his wife, Heather, Julie Vandeveer and her husband, John, and Evie Barr, all of Evansville, Robin Greenlee and her husband, Gerald, and Lesa Whitlow, both of Boonville, Jessica Worster and her husband, Curt, of Oahu, Hawaii, and Christopher Barr and his wife, Kim, of Show Low, Ariz.; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank her doctors, Deaconess Gateway and also VNA and Charlier Hospice Center for their care and kindness.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Koehler Funeral Home-Boonville Chapel. Burial followed in Plainview Cemetery in Boonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Baker Chapel United Methodist Church.
“For all that I am, and everything I hope to be, I owe to my mother.”