Mittie Mae (Newman) Barr

July 21, 1957 ~ February 8, 2020 (age 62)


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.

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February 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Private Interment

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