Phyllis Louise Feagins Barr, age 82 of Bristol, TN., peacefully passed away after a long struggle of multiple myeloma on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Forum at Brookside in Louisville, Ky.


She was born on August 3, 1935 in Bristol, VA. She married her childhood sweetheart, Gene Allen Barr in 1954 for 40 years. Phyllis graduated from Bristol Tennessee High in 1953. She worked at Raytheon, Volunteer in Bristol and Knoxville, TN., Greensboro, NC, Paducah, Bowling Green and Louisville, KY. Phyllis loved to cook, play golf, bridge and bowl. She was a member of Middletown United Methodist Church in Louisville, KY. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Gene A. Barr; father, Malcolm R. Feagins and her mother, Margaret Beulah Feagins; and her brother-in-law, James T. Barr.


Phyllis is survived by her brothers-in-law, Jere W. Barr and Don L. Barr; many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was loved by many friends and will be greatly missed.


A gathering will be from 1-2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, TN 37620, followed by a celebration of Phyllis’ life at 2 pm.


Memorials may be made in Phyllis’ name to Hosparus or the American Cancer Society.