Sammy Bowden Barr
Sammy Bowden Barr, 77, of Glen Rose, Texas, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 20, 2019.
Sam was born on February 9, 1942, in Cleburne, Texas to Sam Jones Barr and Stella Mae Bowden Barr. He was a graduate of Cleburne High School class of 1960 and attended Arlington State College.
Sam worked as a traveling salesman for many years, before being an antique business owner, a florist owner in Cleburne and Joshua, an auctioneer, and his main passion as an interior designer/craftsman. Holiday decorating was his specialty.
As one of his friends so eloquently described his talents and gifts he shared, "The contributions that he made to his space, his love for nature, his love for beauty, his knowledge for artistry and his love for seeing the good in everything he viewed." Will be missed.
Sam married Paulette Hawkins of Fort Worth, TX, the love of his life, in 1962 and had two beautiful daughters.
Sam is survived by his wife Paulette Barr, two daughters, Shelli Barr Mathis and husband William Mathis of Burleson,
Holly Barr George and husband Derek George of Cleburne. Three grandsons, Electricians Mate (Nuclear) First class, John Tyler Alcala of the US Navy, of Charleston, SC, Ryan Alcala and wife Skylar of Keller, Kason George of Cleburne, granddaughter, Madison George of Cleburne and one great grandson, Henry Donald Alcala of Keller.
Our "Pop" was so proud that Henry is his mini me and he loved his little buddy.
The Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm at the
First United Methodist Church, 305 Vernon Street, Glen Rose, Texas 76043.
Published on September 27, 2019


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2 posts

Nella Wright
Sep 28, 2019
So sorry for your loss, Paulette. 🌺
Joe Ann Everett
Sep 28, 2019
I'am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man. I'll never forget his help on my roof.
Love Joe Ann