BARR, Martha: 1922 – 2001

Martha Joyce Barr of Canyon Lake, a former Snyder teacher, died Monday, March 26, in North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio.

Service for Mrs. Barr, 78, is set for 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev. Ben Shawhan officiating. Burial will be in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Born June 7, 1922 in Medicine Mound, Tex., she served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was a graduate of the first class in the U.S. Navy on Aug. 14, 1943.

Teaching school for 26 years, she was employed by the Snyder ISD for more than 15 years. She was a member of the Sattler, Tex., VFW Post 8573 and American Legion Post 643.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathryn Barr and Brenda Locke, both of Canyon Lake; a sister, Madeline Russell of West Lafayette, Ind.; two grandchildren; two nieces; and two nephews.

Visitation is set for 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Society.