Sandra J. Barry

September 7, 1941 ~ September 23, 2020 (age 79)


Sandra J. Barry, 79, of Washington, IL passed away at 3:48 am on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at her residence.

She was born on September 7, 1941 in Peoria, IL to Robert W. and Helen (Sipes) Thompson. She married Ronald E. Barry on November 1, 1958 in Carlinville, IL.

Surviving are her husband, Ronald of Washington; son, Todd (Sue) Barry of Leander, Texas; daughter, Kim Wade of Washington; grandchildren, Jonathon Barry, Ethan Barry, Courtney Mills, and Trey Wade; eleven great-grandchildren; and step-brothers, Royal Duncan and Art Hunt. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson Nathan Barry.

Sandra had worked in the registration department at ICC and was in Avon sales for many years. Her favorite color was purple and she enjoyed oil painting, gardening and flowers, sewing, crocheting, and the art of Old English Smocking. She was a former member of the Smocking Art Guild. Sandra loved going to the mountains with the Snowy Mountain Range in Wyoming being her favorite to explore. Sandra loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. She will be greatly missed by all.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington. Cremation rites will be accorded following visitation. Inurnment will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Glendale Cemetery in Washington. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or to Multiple Sclerosis Society Greater Illinois, 525 West Monroe Street, Suite 1510, Chicago, IL 60661. To share a memory or to leave a condolence for her family, please visit


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September 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mason-White Funeral Home
20 Valley Forge Road
Washington, IL 61571

Graveside Burial of Ashes
October 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
Oakwood Road and Candlewood Drive
Washington, IL 61571

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