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BARR, Rilla Marie, 83 Born in Danvers on May 12 1934,  daughter of the late Russell and Amy (Mullen) Lewis, Rilla passed away peacefully in hospital on November  18th. Rilla enjoyed quilting, knitting, crafts, traveling and volunteering to help
BARR, Rilla Marie, 83 Born in Danvers on May 12 1934, daughter of the late Russell and Amy (Mullen) Lewis, Rilla passed away peacefully in hospital on November 18th. Rilla enjoyed quilting, knitting, crafts, traveling and volunteering to help others. After becoming a christian at 14 years of age, she was a proud member of the Southville Church of Christ, taught Sunday school and VBS for 40 years, and was a founding member of the Meeting House Society. Rilla proudly served as president of DSR Ladies Auxiliary for 34 years, worked with Women’s Missionary Society for 45 years, volunteered at Villa Acadian for 14 years, and was the president there for 4 years. Rilla is survived by 6 children: Ronald (Peggy), Eric (Darlene), Max (Beverly), Cathy (Timothy), Hollie (Michael), Merle (Crystal), 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and foster child Pat Taylor. Surviving foster siblings are: Helena Winchester, Rosalie Winchester, Beverly LeBlanc, Floyd Gale. Predeceased by foster brothers R. Davis, Ronnie O’Neal and Calvin O’Neal. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jayne’s Funeral Home in Weymouth.Visitation to be held Tuesday November 21st at the Southville Church of Christ 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00. Service to be held at Southville Church of Christ on Wednesday November 22nd at 2:00 PM. Interment at Southville Church of Christ cemetery.

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