Lynnville, GILES COUNTY, TENNESSEE
John Maultsby & Zana Lou Coker Barlar, a 1989 photo by Wayne Austin.
Zana Lou Coker Barlar about 1885.
BARLAR, John Maultsby, 23 Dec 1861 - 23 Jan 1949. (married 1st to Martha Gifford**, 2nd to Zana Lou Coker; Son of William Henry & Susan Frances Phillips Barlar, A farmer who lived out the Waco to Yokley Rd. on the north side. Home was at GPS: N 35.40142 W -87.06701. He hosted for many years the Barlar Reunions of the children and other descendents of the William Henry Barlar family. Several photos exist.)
BARLAR, Zana Lou Coker, 1 Sep 1871 - 7 Jan 1953. (wife of John M. Barlar.)
BARLAR, John Maultsby The Pulaski Record 26 Jan 1949
John Maultsby Barlar, 87, farmer, died early Monday morning at his home in the Fifteenth Civil District following a long illness. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lynnville Church of Christ. Burial was in the Lynnwood Cemetery.
Mr. Barlar was a member of the Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Zana Lou Coker Barlar; five daughters, Mrs. Shirley Carpenter, Mrs. Akemore Elias and Miss Ruby Barlar of Lynnville, Mrs. J. E. Gregg of Mooresville, and Mrs. Roberta Waldrop of Nashville; two sons, E. C. Barlar and A. E. Barlar of Nashville; two brothers, J. M. Barlar and P. F. Barlar of Pulaski; and ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
BARLAR, Zana Lou Coker The Pulaski Citizen 14 Jan 1953
Funeral services for Mrs. Zana Lou Coker Barlar, 81, were held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Lynnville Church of Christ conducted by Riley Moore of Columbia. Burial took place in the family lot in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Barlar died at 2:45 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, January 7, at her home in the Lynnville section, following a long illness.
Born September 1, 1871, in the county, she was the daughter of the late Asa Coker and Amanda Johnson Coker, and was a member of the Lynnville Church of Christ. The last member of her immediate family, she was the widow of the J. M. Barlar, who died January 23, 1949.
Mrs. Barlar is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Shirley Carpenter, Miss Ruby Barlar, and Mrs. Akemore Elias, Lynnville, Mrs. Roberta Waldrop, Nashville and Mrs. Earl Gregg, Mooresville; two sons, A. E. Barlar and E. C. Barlar, both of Nashville; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Pulaski Funeral Home, Funeral Directors
**Martha Gifford Barlar the 1st wife is interred in the Gilliam Cemetery on the north side of Hwy 166 south of Campbellsville Giles Co. Tn. She died very young.
A typical John Doc Barlar Family reunion this one celebrating the John Doc Barlar's 50th wedding anniversary. This one occurred about 1940 at his home GPS mentioned above. Identifications can be found URL below. copy and past:
Photos by Wayne Austin. Information by Mary Bob McClain Richardson from cemetery records 15 Apr 2009. Revised 7 Mar 2015.