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December 22, 2018

IDABEL, Okla.—Burton Barr, 91, of Valliant, Okla., died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Hugo, Okla.
Mr. Barr was born March 16, 1927, in Felt, Okla. He was a retired superintendent, principal and teacher. He also was a 32nd-degree Mason, a member of Valliant Masonic Lodge and Valliant Methodist Church, and a World War II Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zilpha Rae Barr.
Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Connie and Ronnie Compton and Karen Pickens of Valliant; two grandchildren, Kelly Compton and Kaci Compton Roberts of Valliant; four great-grandchildren, Raelan Bailey, Jaydan Bailey, Shali Compton and Brayden Roberts; one special friend, Burnice Tuck of Idabel; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Valliant Methodist Church with Bob Stuart officiating. Burial will be in Valliant Cemetery under direction of White Family Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
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