King, NC – Mittie “Sissy” Mae Newman Barr, 62 of King, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center.
She was born July 21, 1957, in Stokes County, NC. She was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church and was a substitute teacher for many years.
Mittie was predeceased by her mother, Maeola Newman and her father-in-law, Paul Barr.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 30 years, Karl Barr, two sons: Jeremiah Keith Barr and wife Heather and Christopher Paul Barr, six sisters: Joann, Nancy, Minnie, Elizabeth, Barbara, and Marie, three brothers: Jimmy, William, and David, mother-in-law, Billie Barr, brother-in-law: Jeff and wife Jeneth Barr, six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and loved ones, Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Slate Funeral Home, 132 E. Dalton Rd. King, NC.
A private graveside service will be held Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Derrick L. Davis Cancer Institute:3333 Silas Creek Pkwy. Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mittie “Sissy” Mae Newman Barr. Online condolences may be offered at www.slatefh.com.
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