Sharon Marie Barr of Turtle Lake Wis., died July 10, 2019, at the Amery Hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was 74.

Sharon was born Aug. 7, 1944, in Amery to Clyde and Kathryn (Lovgren) Fox. She graduated from Osceola High School.

Sharon was married to Donald W. Anderson in 1962 and to this union five children were born. She married Gerald W. Barr in 1979.

Sharon was a member of United Covenant Church and enjoyed serving with the ladies in the kitchen. She loved being a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and auntie to all the children in the family. She was an excellent cook and never let anyone leave her house hungry. She loved going to all the kids’ sporting and music events, reading, tending her flowers, feeding the birds, visiting with friends and family and much to her boys’ chagrin, she was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Kathryn Fox; her husband, Gerald Barr; and brothers Lawrence Fox and Ardell Fox.

She is survived by her five children, Jolese (Michael) LaBlanc, Jackie (Andy) Van Heuklom, Doug (Leslie) Anderson, David (Stephanie) Anderson, Darren (Joan) Anderson, three step-children, Tammy (Rod) Turcotte, Jason (Toni) Barr, Joy (Dennis) Waalen; 20 grandchildren, Justin (Micki), Heather, Ryan (Jennifer), Rhonda, Lucas (Lindsay), Dan (Beth), Alex (Samantha), Jenny, Stephanie (Nick), Ben, Elizabeth, Natalie, Rachel, Brandy, Chase, Brandon (Alyssa), Tyler, Malane (Ron), Beth, Jill (Matt); 18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Darlene (Bill) Blair, Julie Ann Fox, Ione (Tim) Thompson, Kathy (Gary) Hauble, Sandy Fox, Michael (Kathleen) Fox, Mervyn (Manuella) Fox, Dean (Julie) Fox and Arlyn Fox as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 pm on Tuesday, July 16, at the Williamson-White Funeral Home in Amery Wisconsin and one hour prior to the services at the church. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at United Covenant Church in Clear lake with Pastor Dan Pearson officiating. Interment will take place after the service at Mount Hope Cemetery in Turtle Lake Wisconsin.

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Arrangements were entrusted to the Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 222 Harriman Avenue North Amery, Wisconsin 54001.

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