Phoebe Anna Barr
Phoebe Anna Barr, 78, a resident of North Fort Myers, FL for the past 17 years, formerly of Exton, PA, passed away peacefully at home following a lengthy illness on Sunday, July 11, 2021 in North Fort Myers. She was born June 11, 1943 in West Chester, PA to Joel and Cora Jenkins, now deceased.
Phoebe was a member of the North Fort Myers Church of the Nazarene, and previous to that the West Chester Church of the Nazarene, West Chester, PA. For years she enjoyed volunteering at church teaching children, women’s ministries, and in many other areas eventually receiving the church’s Distinguished Service Award with her husband, Bud. Phoebe also worked in childcare for years both in Florida and Exton, PA. As an avid reader she also enjoyed working for the Lee County Public Library. Phoebe helped her husband, Bud, for many years in their business in PA, Barr’s Lock and Safe, Inc.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, Millard “Bud” Barr of North Fort Myers; three loving children, Beverly Ann Keuther (Bob) of Marshfield, MA, Beth Anne Kurland (Philip) of Jamestown, NC, and Marc Allen Barr (Kim) of Coatesville, PA; seven grandchildren, Alyssa (Dennis), Robbie, Lucas, Jimmy, Ben, Amanda, and Scott; as well as two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Owen.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 16, 2021 at the North Fort Myers Church of the Nazarene, 6781 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers, FL 33917 with Pastor Van Garner officiating. The service will be livestreamed through the church’s Facebook page and YouTube channel at https://www.nfmnazarene.com.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Phoebe Anna Barr may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908 or to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or to Lifeline Family Center, 907 SE 5th Ave., Cape Coral, FL 33990.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.