Verlene Barr was born July 26, 1935 in Dale County, Alabama to Pleas and Essie (nee Stanton) Smith. She died February 24, 2017 at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights.
Verlene is survived by her siblings James H. (Alceria) Smith, Carolyn (late Richard) Morehead and Wayne (Doris) Smith; her step son Phillip (Miriam) Barr; her grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews.
Verlene is preceded in death by her husband Charles H. Barr; her siblings Inearl (late Howard) Sherrer, Gladys (late Manuel) Sherrer, Pleas J. Smith and Bernice (late Harold) Hancock and by her parents.
Visitation Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 3:00 PM until the time of funeral at 7:00 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights. Interment private.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Assn. / American Stroke Assn., Memorials & Tributes 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.