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Obituary for Barbara Peer (Garland)

Barbara  Peer (Garland)
Barbara Garland Peer, 96, passed away January 17, 2024, at her home in Nokesville, VA surrounded by her loving family.

Born November 25, 1927, in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Reginald Elmo and Louise Junkin Garland. On June 7, 1947, she married Daniel Edward Peer, Jr., who preceded her in death May 2, 2009.

Mrs. Peer worked as a crossing guard for Fairfax County Schools for 23 years and served as a receptionist for several doctor's offices in Northern, VA as well as New Bern, NC. She also loved playing cards games, anything from Solitaire to War with her great grandsons to Spite and Malice with her sisters.

Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband Daniel Edward Peer, Jr., her parents, and one son, Gary Michael Peer.

Survivors include two sons, Daniel Edward Peer, III (Maureen) of Covington, GA; John David Peer (Sheri) of Nokesville, VA; four granddaughters, Erica Kunkel (Brian); Crystal Heisey (Daryl); Amanda Peer and Heather Beaty (Larry); five great grandsons, Joshua, Nathaniel, Jayce, Sebastian, and Jeremiah; two Sisters, Judy Chaney and Janet Lyon; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on February 3, 2024, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Road, Manassas. A celebration of Mrs. Peer’s life will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Chaplain Bob Dickey officiating.

Interment will take place at a later date, at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may take the form of a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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