Obituary Archive

Tommy Lou Taylor Barr (10-01-2015)
Photo of Tommy Lou Taylor BarrFuneral services for
Mrs. Tommy Lou Taylor
Barr were held at 1 p.m.
on Thursday, September
24, 2015, at Edmonds
Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Bro. John Rushing
and Bro. Curt Auger
officiated the services.
Interment followed in
the Jonesboro Cemetery.
Visitation was held
on Tuesday, September
23, 2015 from 6-8pm at Mt.
Tabor Baptist Church in
Farmerville and also from
11-1pm on Thursday, September
24, 2015 in Jonesboro.
She is survived by: Two daughters – Mary Enid
Melton of Farmerville and Cara Louisa Rockett and
husband Ricky of Downsville; a son, William “Bill” E.
Barr Jr., and wife Diane of Farmerville; five grandchildren
– Shane Melton, Jennifer Boyce, Wendy Dye, Marc
Rockett, Will Barr and also seven great-grandchildren;
as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a great
friend, Doshie Goodjoint.
Mrs. Barr was preceded in death by: Her parents,
Stella Blanche and Thomas Franklin Taylor; her
husband, William Edwin Barr; a sister, Rosemary
Serving as pallbearers were Shane Melton, Shane
Dye, Marc Rockett, Will Barr, Shannon Boyce and Dylan
Honorary pallbearers were, Rick Keith and The Staff
of Jackson Parish Bank.

Glenn ‘Pappy’ Pilgreen (10-01-2015)
Funeral services for Glenn “Pappy” Pilgreen, 77,
were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015
at Liberty Baptist Church, near Linville, with Bro. Paul
King officiating. Burial was in Liberty Cemetery under
the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mr. Pilgreen, a retired operator for gas and oil companies,
went to his heavenly home September 24, 2015.
Mr. Pilgreen was very active in his church and loved
to hunt with his family. He was very fun loving and a
jokester. Mr. Pilgreen was a charter member of Northeast
Union Fire Department and was also a member of
the Cattleman’s Association. He raised Beef Master
Cattle and had a very special companion, Sport, his
beloved dog.
He was preceded in death by: His wife, Joyce Ramsey
Pilgreen; a brother, Doyle Pilgreen; and a sister, Maureen
Left to cherish his memory are: Three sons – Allen
and wife Lani Pilgreen of Linville, Travis and wife
Angie Pilgreen of Linville and Wayne and wife Betsy of
Vidalia; nine grandchildren – Nathan, Ashley, Wesley,
Cody and wife Ashley, Kyle, Stephanie, Raeanne, Jeffery
and Adrienne; four great grandchildren – Cameron,
Zach, Addyson and Jace; three sisters – Carol Avant
and husband Bill of Farmerville, Wilma Thrasher of
Farmerville and Ruby Villers of Monroe; as well as a
host of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were Richard Pilgreen, Jonathan
Pilgreen, Herb Romero, Junior Bonner, Billy Cards
and Jimmy Russell.
Honorary Pallbearers were Danny Reppond, Ed
Hall, Tiny Whatley, members of North East Union Fire
Department and the Men’s Liberty Sunday school class.
Visitation was 5:00-8:00pm Friday at Liberty Baptist
Church near Linville.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.