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Melba Barr

Melba L. Barr

Tuesday, November 7th, 1933 - Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Melba L. Barr, age 87, of Carnesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

Born on November 7, 1933, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Belle Hightower Black. Mrs. Barr attended Fairfield Baptist Church. She enjoyed square dancing, gardening, canning, sewing, and crafts.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ernest C. Harper; second husband, James Barr; brother, Lowell Black; and sister, Lavonda Wright.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law: Michael E. and Debbie Harper of Redan, Stephen E. and Marie Harper of Carnesville, David Allen and Jo Harper of Dacula, and Andy Scott and Susan Harper of Conyers; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Duane Black of Clarkesville.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Harvest Christian Church with Rev. Keith Allison officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, November 27, 2020, at the funeral home.

All attending should maintain social distancing and adhere to public health guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 27th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 27th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    Address
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, November 28th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 28th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Harvest Christian Church Cemetery
    Address
    231 Harvest Church Road
    CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
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  • Interment

    Location
    Harvest Christian Church Cemetery
    Address
    231 Harvest Church Road
    CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
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