Beryl Ruth Barr, 72, of College Station, TX, died on February 5, 2016 in College Station. A Celebration of Life service will be held at A&M Church of Christ on February 13, 2016 at 2 pm with her children officiating.
Beryl was born in Houston, TX to Ivan “Jack” Carpenter and Beryl Wiggins Carpenter on November 13, 1943. She went to high school at Sam Houston High, Houston, TX and graduated in 1961. She went on to earn a degree in Elementary Education from Sam Houston State Teacher’s College. She worked as an Elementary School Teacher, Preschool Teacher at Humpty Dumpty Preschool in Bryan and Northeast Preschool in Kingsport, TN and Early Intervention Specialist in East Tennessee for many years. She was involved in teaching Cradle Roll at Northeast Church of Christ, Kingsport, TN and Brazos Church Pantry in Bryan. She enjoyed sewing, crochet, other crafts, helping others, being with family and friends, singing church hymns, and loving on her grandchildren.
Beryl is preceded in death by her parents, Jack Carpenter and Beryl Carpenter Vincent, sister Carolyn Carpenter Pirtle, and grandson, Anthony Scott Barr.
Beryl is survived by her husband, Dennis of College Station, son Darrin (Tammy) of Huntsville, Alabama, daughter Elizabeth of San Angelo, TX, son Shawn (Heather) of Richmond, Virginia, sister Iva Jean Baugh (Lindley) of College Station, brother Stewart Carpenter (Jan) of Wichita Falls, seven grandchildren: Austin, Alex, Adam, Haley, Haden and Hunter, and several cousins, nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Eastern European Missions, World Bible School, and Brazos Church Pantry.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to her family and friends for their prayers and support through this time.
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