September 16, 2021

Mrs. Meredith Muse Barr

Mrs. Meredith Muse Barr, age 58 of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020.

Meredith was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 15, 1962, the daughter of Linda Bonner Muse Aitken and the late Mather Muse.

She was a gardening and floral enthusiast.

As a result of her love of gardening and animals she was a Carroll County Master Gardener, was in the Carroll County Young Farmers and 4-H club. She also had a love for antiques and had items at The Nest.

Among her other interests, she was a Girl Scout of America, President of the Smocking Guild, treasurer of the Carrollton Historical Society, and was active in the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair regularly.

Meredith attended Bremen City Schools and graduated from Carrollton High School. She attended the University of West Georgia where she was a member of the Tri Delta Sorority. She was a active member of the Carrollton First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Jack Barr; daughters and son-in-law, Erin Porter of Carrollton, Elizabeth and Mark Sanders of Carrollton; mother, Linda Bonner Muse Aitken of Canton; grandchildren, Gus Porter, Elsie Jo Porter, Hugh Sanders, Sadie Porter; sisters and brother-in-law, Susan and Stevie Jones of Canton, Rosemary Muse of Canton; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lee and Nita Barr of Carrollton; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jan and Stephen Blackburn of Powder Springs. Many nieces and nephews including, Win Diffley, Sloan Diffley, Mary Grace Diffley of Mobile, Al. Sarah Ruth Muse of Canton, Isabel and Emily Blackburn, of Powder Springs; step brother, John (Chip) Aitken Junior and first cousin Anne and Mike Booth.

She was preceded in death by her father, Mather Muse, step father, John Aitken and son-in-law, Jim Porter.

The family will receive friends at Almon Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Carrollton First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Reeve and Rev. Larry Patton officiating.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Bounds, Greg Jackson, Joe Jackson (Honorary), Ben Jackson (Honorary), Kris Larson, Mike Booth, Jimmy Porter and David Sewell.

Interment will be in Tyus Baptist Church Cemetery.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.

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