Freddie Arnold “Jerry” Barr

Published 2:06 pm Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Freddie Arnold “Jerry” Barr, 73, a former resident of Mobile, AL, and current resident of Greenville, AL, died Friday, April 13, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, April 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Walnut Street Church of Christ with Minister Charles Box officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.  Burial followed in Sunrise Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation was held from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home and Mr. Barr lied in state from 10:00 till 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2012, at the church building.

Mr. Barr was preceded in death by his parents John & Mamie Barr, six brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife Joan Phillips Barr of Greenville, AL; sons, Brett Barr (Paige) of Spring Hill, TN and Joseph “Jody” Barr (Wei) of Prattville, AL; three grandchildren, Lacey Barr of Spring Hill, TN , Abby and Amelia Barr of Prattville, AL; brother James Barr (Margie) of Senoia, GA; brother-in-law Marcus Phillips of Greenville, AL, brother-in-law, Dennis Phillips (Margaret) of Greenville, AL, brother-in-law Glenn Phillips of Greenville, sister-in-law, Jenny Bolen (Glenn) of Montgomery, AL, many nieces, nephews and beloved friends.

Active pallbearers were Dennis Phillips of Greenville, AL, William Phillips of Montgomery, AL, Larry Jason Heartsill of Greenville, AL, Walter Johnson of Senoia, GA, Thomas Till of Greenville, AL, Dennis Lowery of Greenville, AL, Lomax Owens of Greenville, AL, and Jeff Thomas of Greenville, AL.  Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Terrell, R.B. (Tete) Stabler, Mike Bagents, Reece Raybon, and Nelson Daughtry.

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Mr. Barr was born in Cherokee County, AL.  He served as an Elder at Walnut Street Church of Christ and worked 36 years for the Alabama Department of Transportation. Donations may be made to the Guyana Missions Fund c/o Walnut Street Church of Christ, P. O. Box 551 Greenville, AL 36037. For online condolences please visit