Homer Alaska - Obituaries

Story last updated at 1:10 PM on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Maxine I. Barr


Maxine I. Barr

March 20, 1924-Aug. 23, 2012

Longtime Homer resident Maxine Irene Barr, 88, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer.

Maxine was born March 20, 1924, in ONeill, Neb. She moved to Alaska on June 3, 1952, and resided in Fairbanks. In 1977, she retired in Fairbanks and moved to Homer.

Maxine was a member of the Methodist Church and the Pioneers of Alaska for the past 30 years. Since moving to Homer, she also was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi.

Maxine is survived by her husband, Jack Barr of Homer; sons, Fred Barr of Mansville, Okla., David Barr of Fairbanks and Jay Barr of Mesa, Ariz.; daughter, Jackie Jordan of Fairbanks; granddaughter, Michelle Barr of Anchorage; grandsons, Jesse Barr of Fairbanks and L.J. Barr of Fairbanks; three great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Heart Foundation or the charity of the donors choice.

Arrangements were with Peninsula Memorial Chapel and Crematory.


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