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Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Barbara Garr

Newest resident, Barbara Garr grew up in Louisa County on a farm with her parents, two brothers and sister. Barbara drove a school bus by morning and afternoon and worked as a teller at Louisa National Bank in between.

She then went to work at the C&P Telephone Company as an operator and there is where, she met her husband John of 50 years. John was a repair man for C&P and served in the United States Air Force. Barbara and John later moved to Culpeper. She is an active member of Culpeper Baptist Church and was part of the Culpeper Hospital Auxiliary for over twenty-five years.

Barbara has 3 children- Sammy, Dorothy, and Danny, 4 grandchildren- Hailey, Patrick, Samara, and Molly and 1 great grandson due in April. During Barbara’s spare time she enjoys knitting, crocheting, quilting, coloring and word search puzzles. She is most proud of her children, Danny who owns his own trucking company, Dorothy who was a nurse and Sammy retired from the federal government.


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