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Dorothy Jean (White) Barr

April 14, 1931 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 88)

Dorothy Jean Barr, 88, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at her residence in Waynesville, North Carolina.

A native Akron, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Clyde Lewis and Edna May White.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clement Barr.  Dorothy was a member of Killearn United Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Florida.  She was a retired school educator with Broward County School System; was a Master quilter and was President of her quilting Guild.  Dorothy loved adventure and traveling with her husband; and enjoyed watching Westerns on television.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Carol Barr Platt, and her husband, Frank, of Waynesville; two sons, Brian Scott Barr, and his wife, Patricia, of Hendersonville and Mark Wesley Barr, and his wife, Cheryl, of Lawrenceville, Georgia; sister, Joy Sorenson; nine grandchildren, Dayne Clements Johnson, and his wife, Britney; Cody Cameron Johnson, Shelly Platt Tallent, Clyde Scott Barr, and his wife, Aniela, Emily Faye, and her husband, Cameron Smith, Matthew, Luke, Timothy and Johnathan Barr; four great-grandchildren; and a niece, Linda Kleppe.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

The care of Mrs. Barr has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at

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