BARR, Mrs. Martha Barr of Sweetwater, Tenn., an elderly
and highly esteemed woman, died yesterday at the residence of her
brother-in-law, G. W.Bailey, from the effects of influenza. Funeral services
will be conducted from the First Baptist church of which she had long been a
member, at 2:30 o'clock today, the services, in the absence of her pastor, being
in charge of the Rev. F. Y. Jackson, followed by interment in West View Cemetery.
Among the survivors of Mrs. Barr are her nieces, Misses. Lizzie and Ella Bailey,
of Sweetwater; Mrs. Frank Welch, of Chicago; and Jonas Bailey of Chattanooga, in
whose home she died and to whom she had stood as a mother since the death of
their own mother.
The Chattanooga Times, April 22, 1920.
by Karen Chastain