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John Thornton O'Barr Jr.


MR. JOHN THORNTON O’BARR, Jr., age 84, of Eastman, GA, died Monday, December 3, 2012, at Dodge County Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM Wednesday, December 5, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Mr. Bobby Ryals officiating, with interment in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

 Mr. O’Barr was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, a veteran of the U. S. Army, a retired heavy equipment operator for Thompson Hardwood, Hazlehurst, GA and an avid fisherman.  He was son of the late Sara Harrell O’Barr & John T. O’Barr, Sr. and widower of Sadie Selph O’Barr.  He was preceded in death by a Brother – Bill O’Barr.

Survivors:  Daughter – Cathy O. Pruett (Randy) of Lagrange;  2 Sons – Larry O’Barr (Barbara) and Randy O’Barr (Wregelia) both of Eastman;  2 Sisters – Louise Fussell of McRae and Martha Peacock of Macon;  7 Grandchildren – Jonesy Wiggins, Cassie Pruett, Melissa Hart (Jerry), Mandy Northcutt, Jonathan O’Barr (Terri), Ashley O’Barr and Wendy O’Barr;  12 Great-Grandchildren – Will Helton, Laken Rogers (Shane), Harley Helton, Isiah Hart, C. J. Parker, Hannah Parker, Christian O’Barr, Cheyanne O’Barr, Harlana O’Barr, Taylor Griffin, Kylan O’Barr and Callie Pittman;  1 Great-Great-Grandson – Kyler Helton;  Several Nieces & Nephews.

The family may be contacted at the O’Barr residence, 2350 Chauncey-Rhine Hwy, Eastman, and will receive friends in Southerland Funeral Chapel from 6:00PM-8:00PM Tuesday, December 4.

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