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Mildred Eloise TarrPassing: July 27, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, July 30th @10:00 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, July 29th @ 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, July 30th

MITCHELL Mildred Eloise Tarr, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at her home.

Born March 27, 1937, in Orange County, she was the daughter of Harold and Pearl (Halbert) Lindsey.  She married Joseph Marvin Tarr, Sr. May 7, 1953, and he preceded her in death February 19, 1993.

Mildred retired from General Electric and had been employed at Beuler’s IGA. She was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and a loving mother and grandmother.  Mildred was an Elvis fan.

Bob (Gloria) Tarr of Denver, Colorado
Lana (Tim) Duncan of Bloomington
Gary (Tersa) Tarr of Mitchell
Randy Tarr of Bedford
Beverly (Todd) Chastain of Mitchell
Beth Ann (Bryan) Newlin of Orleans
Sandy (Travis) Eastridge of Mitchell
Joe (Marilyn) Tarr of Bedford
John England of English
30 grandchildren
several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren
Charles (Ann) Lindsey of Mitchell
Wanda Helton of Mitchell

Her parents; husband; children, Benny Tarr, Gail England, Terry Tarr, and Donald Tarr; and grandchildren, Jacob Powell, DJ Tarr, and Andrew Keaton, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Steve Jones and Tara Powell officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

The family requests that masks be worn.

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20 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Meagan Tarr Easton | Bloomington Indiana
    Date: April 19, 2022
    Miss you Mamaw
  2. Guest: Judy Stevens | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: July 30, 2021
    Gary and Tresa -& families - Sorry for you loss.. The Good Lord be with you and give you His peace.
  3. Guest: Janet Noe (Knight) | Mitchell, IN
    Date: July 30, 2021
    Wanda...So sorry to hear of Mildreds passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Janet
  4. Guest: Richelle Pemberton-Onley | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: July 30, 2021
    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. I am so sorry for your loss. Mildred was so sweet and had a tender heart. We will miss her.
  5. Guest: Gary Keynon | Seymour, Indiana
    Date: July 29, 2021
    So sorry to hear. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
  6. Guest: bobbetta robertson | mitchell indiana
    Date: July 29, 2021
    prayers for the family
  7. Guest: Ronda Knight | Daytona Beach, Fl.
    Date: July 29, 2021
    Praying for your family. Mildred was a kind woman. My heart goes out to you all.
  8. Guest: Tony Tarr and Debra Tarr | muncie
    Date: July 29, 2021
    She was best woman i ever new love her so much goona be missed.RIP
  9. Guest: Phyllis Fish | Bedford in.
    Date: July 28, 2021
    Gary,so sorry to hear about your loss. We all will.be praying for you all. Love Dave and ma Fish
  10. Guest: Patti zeigenbein | Crocker, Missouri
    Date: July 28, 2021
    I am so sorry for your loss
  11. Guest: Shannon Vincent | Bloomington IN
    Date: July 28, 2021
    Sorry for your loss. Family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏🏼🙏🏼
  12. Guest: BarbaraYork | Mitchell indiana
    Date: July 28, 2021
    She was a very special lady. Always good to everyone and treated everyone with kindness. She fed me and treated me like part of her family. She will be missed by alot of people. Love you Mildred.
  13. Guest: Brenda Mckain | Brownstown, Ind
    Date: July 28, 2021
  14. Guest: Kim ferguson | Mitchell in
    Date: July 28, 2021
    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Mildred at Spring Mill years ago. She was always such a sweet lady.
  15. Guest: Debbie (Fortner Fleenor) Clock | Mitchell
    Date: July 28, 2021
    I am so very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
  16. Guest: Robin Buford | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: July 28, 2021
    I'm so sorry for your loss Prayers yo you and your family.
  17. Guest: paul tarr | denver co
    Date: July 28, 2021
    my heart breaks as god took another angel from us rest in piece grandma.you will forever be in my heart
  18. Guest: Bobby Tarr | Denver, colorado
    Date: July 28, 2021
    Miss you mom the most gentle kindness woman i have ever known
  19. Guest: Gina Blackwell | Orleans
    Date: July 28, 2021
    Mildred 's kindness and compassion for God, her family and friends always shown through her everyday. She has been a blessing to so many. Praying for all the family.
  20. Guest: Michelle Porter | Orleans, IN
    Date: July 28, 2021
    I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Keeping your family in my prayers.