OBITUARY: Vicky Sue Barr


Vicky Sue Barr, age 66, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Vicky was born in Flint, Michigan on July 25, 1957. After leaving Michigan, she made Nashville her home, remaining here for 51 years.

Retired from VitalChek Network, Inc. after 32 years of dedicated service. Traveling throughout the United States building relationships with customers, many of which became friends. She was a wonderful mother, sister, and grandmother who was always there when we needed her the most, offering support, wisdom, and love in abundance. A friend to many, she was a cherished member of the community, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and strength.

Vicky was a loving wife to her soulmate, John “Sandy” Barr, of 47 years. She was known for her laugh and kind heart. She was the heart and soul of our family, and she will be dearly missed.

She was the “fun Granma”, taking the kids on exciting vacations to many states and international countries, having pool parties, attending school functions and sporting events, generally spoiling them rotten.

She enjoyed cruising, traveling, major league baseball games and cooking.

Vicky is preceded in death by her mother, Marilyn Blakeley (Gerald); and Her father- and mother-in-law, John and Rubye Barr.

Vicky is survived by her husband, John “Sandy” Barr; Father, Bob Bailey; Daughters, Tracey Rutherford (Jeremy) and Terri Schultz (Earl); Son, Curtis Barr; Grandchildren, Phillip Richardson, Christina Madar (Dakota), Johnny Barr, Julia Schultz, Amber Rutherford, Tabbitha Rutherford, Emily Barr, Justice Rutherford, and Kinley Rutherford; Great-grandchild, Seth Madar; Sisters, Becky Bailey, Cheryl Mara, and Shannon Blakeley (Bruce); And nieces and nephews, Eric, Erica, and Danielle (Josh).

A memorial visitation will be held at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, 2707 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216 on Friday, May 24th from 4 pm until 8 pm.


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