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Melvin H. Barr

Funeral services for Melvin H. Barr, age 83 of Leonard, Texas were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 5th, at the Taylor Funeral Home Chapel in Leonard with Charles Wrenn officiating. Burial followed in the Leonard Cemetery. He died Wednesday, August 2, 2006 at the Clyde Cosper Texas State Veteran’s Home in Bonham.

He was born February 28, 1923 in Wolfe City, the son of John F. Barr and Mary Teague Barr. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Leonard. He was in the U. S. Army and served in WWII. He was a cattle trader and a butcher. He married Lenora Martin on May 19, 1984 in Leonard. She preceded him in death. He is survived by a sister-in-law, two step grand daughters and numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation was held Friday, August 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Tena has sent a memorial check to Mr. Barr’s family.