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Melody Ann (Fife) Barr

November 27, 1969 ~ October 25, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old

Melody Barr Obituary

Melody Ann Barr, 53, of New Concord, passed away Wednesday (October 25, 2023) at her home.

She was born November 27, 1969 in Cambridge, daughter of the late Danny Fife and Clara (Davis) Fife.

Melody was a member of the Bloomfield United Presbyterian Church.

She was a homemaker.  She loved going on rides down dirt roads and listening to the frogs.  Melody enjoyed canning and was famous for her cooking skills, especially her no-bake cookies.  She enjoyed planting flowers.  She was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Melody loved spending time with her husband, Rick, and cherished the time spent with her children and grandchildren.  She always put everybody else’s needs before her own.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Morrow; a grandson, Caleb; and two sisters, Theresa Wickem and Connie Trott.

Melody is survived by her husband, Rick L. Barr, whom she married July 20, 2013; two daughters, Kyrie Dean of New Concord and Shelton Morrow of New Concord; two stepsons, R. Brian (Michelle) Barr of New Concord and Brandon L. Barr of New Concord; two stepdaughters, Valarie (Mike) Lashley of Norwich and Caralee (Ben) Settles of Zanesville; a brother, Carlos “Bud” (Brenda) Stillion of Walhonding; five grandchildren, Dakota, Aiden, Braylin, Bryker, and Brynxli “Mess”; twelve stepgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation will be held Sunday (October 29, 2023) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville.  Additional visitation hours will be held Monday (October 30, 2023) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Bloomfield United Presbyterian Church, where funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. with Pastor Keith Taylor officiating.

Burial will be at Bloomfield Cemetery.

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October 29, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Black-Epperson Funeral Home
231 E Main Ave. P.O. Box 55
Byesville, OH 43723

October 30, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bloomfield United Presbyterian Church
5650 Cambridge Road
New Concord, OH 43762

Funeral Service
October 30, 2023

3:00 PM
Bloomfield United Presbyterian Church
5650 Cambridge Road
New Concord, OH 43762


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