Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
weather sponsored by


The Weather Network
Advanced Search
search sponsored by


LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE




McClure FH

home : obituaries : obituaries March 23, 2019

2/25/2019 12:28:00 PM
Joanne B. Barra
March 16, 1930 - February 23, 2019
+ click to enlarge

Joanne B. Barra, 88 of Taylorville, passed away at 9:38 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2019 in her home.

She was born on March 16, 1930 in Columbus Junction, Iowa, the daughter of Rolla Verne and Nevada Clarice (Fisher) Cover. She married Raymond P. Barra on August 16, 1952 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 7, 2001.

Joanne previously worked at the Sangamon Card Company as well as assisting her husband in his law practice. She previously was involved in the Women’s Club, a Girl Scout leader, and volunteered with the Taylorville Christmas Home Tour.

She is survived by her sons: Raymond P. Barra (Tammy) of Shiloh and Thomas Barra (Barb) of Taylorville; daughters: Denise McCullough (Gary) of Taylorville, Donna Davis (Mike) of Peoria, Marcia Callan (Mike) of Stonington, and Angela Barra (Chris Thomas) of San Diego, California;  grandchildren: Allison Whitney (Josh) of Moweaqua, Tommy Daniels (Michelle) of Katy, Texas, Megan Tryon (Doug) of Palmer, Abbey Callan-Thomas of Edinburg, Matt Barra (Lindsey) of Collinsville, and Alex Barra of Shiloh; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings: Donna Adams of Columbus, Ohio, Frances Holt of  Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Mary Kelly of Texas, and Richard Cover of San Jose, California; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother: James Cover.

 The funeral service for Mrs. Barra will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at McClure Funeral Home with Gary McCullough officiating. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the Barra family with arrangements. Memories of Joanne, or condolences to the family, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.







Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form


Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   









Trinity Dodge Fixed
Dr Paul The Dentist
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact UsLife
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |
website@breezecourier.com

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved