Barbara B. (Barr) Jones, 88, of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Robert William Jones who passed away in 1982.
Born June 26, 1931, in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late John Shober Barr and Irene (Reichert) Barr.
Barbara was a member of Eastern Star, Priscilla Chapter No. 64 for 57 years. As a 20 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Norristown, she volunteered at the St. John Soup Kitchen in Norristown and was on a counting team. Her interests included family, antiques, gardening, sewing, crafting, and all outdoor activities.
She is survived by her children Brenda Cobb and her husband, Arthur, of West Norriton, Robert B. Jones and his wife, Amie, of Seattle WA; her brother John Shober Barr; two grandchildren Steven Cobb (Kelsey) and Sarah Britt (Stephen) and two great-grandchildren, Makenzie and Lilly.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Frederick Reichert Barr.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at 10 AM on Friday, July 5, 2019, at the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Skippack Pike at Cedars Rd. Skippack, where friends may greet the family from 9-10 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to the First Presbyterian Church of Norristown, 113 E. Airy Street, Norristown PA 19401 or the J. Shober Barr Scholarship Fund at Franklin & Marshall College, Office of Advancement, P.O. Box 3003 Lancaster, PA 17604-3003 or firstname.lastname@example.org .