JEAN MELVA DARR, 81, was born on Nov. 18, 1930, in
Tullahoma, TN, and died in Jan. of 2012.
She retired from AT&T/Lucent in 1990 and volunteered with
the Telephone Pioneers, Mesquite Social Services and at
West Mesquite Baptist Church, where she was a long-time
member. She enjoyed traveling throughout the United States
& Canada. Other interests included her family and friends,
reading, gardening, as well as her constant companions,
Shelties named Sammy and Rio.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lively "Skip" Darr
Jr., her son, Don Long and her grandson, Brent Johnson.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna Johnson and husband
Harry, Susan Hannaford and husband Dale, and her grandson,
Travis Long, wife Ashley and great-granddaugher Madison. She
is also survived by two sisters, Janelle Frazier and Lois
Brewer of Tennessee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.