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June Barra

June 30, 1926 — November 19, 2016

Roanoke-June I. Barra, 90, of Canton, IL formerly of Roanoke passed away at 10:28 pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Sunset Manor Nursing Home in Canton.

She was born on June 30, 1926 in Bradenton, IL a daughter of Walter and Pearl Thompson Wilson.

Surviving are her children, Rita Joan Heagy of Manvel, TX; Walter (Billie) Barra of Canton, IL; Mary Ellen McMahan of Manvel, TX; six grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister Roberta Joanne Smilie; one daughter Priscilla Jean Bowers; and one grandson Peter David O'Rourke.

June owned and operated the Cottage Café in Benson for many years. She was a member of the Roanoke American Legion Auxiliary, Woodford County Democratic Women's Organization, and Order of Eastern Star.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 11:00 am at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Walter Barra will officiate. Private family burial will be held at a later date in the Roanoke Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.

Visitation

NOV 23. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

NOV 23. 11:00 AM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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