Mrs. Dorothy Anita Barr Bruner, age 91, of Louisville, KY, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Baptist Health in Louisville, KY. She was born May 6, 1928, the daughter of George Henry, Sr., and Mamie Kerrick Barr. Mrs. Bruner’s priority in life was caring for her children and grandchildren. She took such great care of all of them throughout her life, especially Charles in her later years. She was a homemaker in every sense of the word, and she loved baking cookies and candies with all of her grandchildren.
Mrs. Bruner was preceded in death by her parents; and eight brothers and sisters, Lucille Stith, Bernadine Adkisson, Martha Nell Elder, Barbara Zeitz, Edwin Barr, John Barr, Thomas E. Barr and George Henry Barr, Jr. She is survived by eight children, Andrea Harp (Nick), Eddie Bruner, Helen Taylor (Allen), Paul Bruner (Joy), Alice Cain, Kerry Bruner (Cheryl), Glenn Bruner (Lydia), and Leslie Greenwell (Buddy); 18 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Anna Catherine Knott.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi Catholic Church, with Father Scott Wimsett officiating. Visitation will be held at Hager Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Monday, and at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of mass on Tuesday. Vigil Services will be held at 7:30 PM on Monday at the chapel of the funeral home, immediately followed with recitation of the rosary with the family. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Vincent De Paul, Goodwill of Louisville, or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
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