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Carol Ann Barr

Carol Ann Barr, 83, of Sunman, formerly of Versailles, passed away at 4:30 pm, Friday, December 31st, 2021 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. She was born in Madison on January 18, 1938, the daughter of Charles Risk and Opal LaVerne Anderson Bentley. She was married to Howard Barr on February 9, 1957 and he preceded her in death on February 10, 2012. Survivors include two sons Howard “Spud” Barr of Loris, South Carolina and Risk (Rusti) Barr of Petersburg; one daughter Becky (Brian) Brashear of Sunman; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; one brother David (Alice) Bentley of Chapin, South Carolina. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Donald Bentley.


Mrs. Barr was a 1956 graduate of Madison High School. Carol was a homemaker and in her retirement years worked at McDonalds in Versailles. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting and doting on her grandchildren. Carol attended the Sunman Southern Baptist Church as long as her health would allow and she was a member of the Petersburg OES.


Funeral services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, January 5th at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Carol’s brother Pastor David Bentley officiating. Burial will be in the Hebron Cemetery near Madison. Visitation will also be on Wednesday beginning at 10am. Memorials may be given to the Ripley County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.