AUBURN — Veronica “Peachy” Barr, 52, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2018. Veronica fought a long and hard fight and finally went in peace to be with the Lord and her loved ones.
Veronica was the baby of 10 kids and struggled her entire life with health issues. Through it all, she remained strong and continued to fight till the very end. Veronica loved to walk long distances and really enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. Veronica attended Auburn High School and ran track. She had a laugh that would light up the room. Before getting sick, she was a member of Roosevelt Memorial Baptist Church, turning her life to God and getting baptized.
Veronica loved being a mom and a grandmother. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She really enjoyed cooking, watching stories, and listening to music. Veronica married Jacob Barr in the summer of 1990 and remained married to him.
Veronica leaves her three children to mourn her and miss her endlessly: one son, Omar Flowers (her pride and joy); two daughters, RaShonda Flowers and Jeneis Barr, both of Syracuse; her three grandchildren, Adrian Agee Jr., True Messiah Klock, and Jemarion Patrick Lee McClain. Veronica also leaves seven sisters, Bernice Brown, Jackie Brown, Lois Hayward, and Yvette Flowers, all of Auburn, Michele Flowers, of Rochester, Sandra Davis and Audrey Flowers, of Syracuse; two brothers, Robert Brown (Yolanda), and Ricky Flowers, of Auburn. Veronica also leaves four sisters-in-law, Baisey Barr, Olivia Jackson, Rolean and Mattie Brown; one brother-in-law, Willie Barr; two aunts, Arcola Barr and Marlene McKinley; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
Veronica was predeceased by her son, Messiah Flowers; mother, Virginia Flowers; her father, Vernon Brown, and four sisters, Beverly Borges, Dorothy Flowers, Valerie Brown, and Alberta Mason.
A calling hour will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, in Roosevelt Memorial Baptist Church, Auburn, with a funeral following at noon.
Brew Funeral Home, 48 South St., Auburn, is in charge of the arrangements.