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Mary Catherine Donelson Barclay
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1937
Christopher
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2005
Carbondale
Jackson County
Illinois, USA

Mary Catherine Barclay: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL) - Friday, October 28, 2005
Deceased Name: Mary Catherine Barclay
ROYALTON - Mary Catherine Barclay, 68, of Royalton, died at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Mrs. Barclay was born April 5, 1937, in Christopher, to Melbourne and Rose (Falcomata) Donelson.

She married Alexander J. Barclay Aug. 15, 1955, in Lawrence, Mich. He survives of Royalton.

Other survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Linda and Tim Edwards of Herrin, Starlene Ann Underwood of Springfield and Cheryl and Jerry Smillie of Johnston City; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Steve Barclay of Royalton, Michael Paul Barclay of South Lyon, Mich. and Alexander James and Gail Barclay of Christopher; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Violet Vietti of Michigan; and a brother and sister-in-law, James and Janet Donelson of Michigan.

Her parents; two sisters, Carmen Ritchie and Helen Dover; a brother, Layman "Bud" Donelson; and a brother-in-law, Joe Vietti preceded her in death.

Mrs. Barclay was a member of Royalton First Baptist Church where she served many years in the bus and card ministries.

Her life was a life of service as a mother, wife and church member; her mission was to spread the good news of the gospel. She was also a member of the Royalton Senior Citizens.

Services for Mrs. Barclay will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, Royalton First Baptist Church, Illinois 149 South, with Brothers Ron Knox and Jim Ebbs officiating. Burial will be in Miners Cemetery, east of Royalton. Visiting hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the church.

Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Barclay maybe made to Royalton First Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the church.

To view this obituary and sign the online register book, visit our Web site at www.vantreasefuneral home.com.

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Copyright, 2005, Southern Illinoisan 
 
Burial:
Miners Cemetery
Royalton
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Located In New Miners Cemetery on North side of rt 149
 
Created by: Doug Williams
Record added: Jun 28, 2013
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Mary Catherine <i>Donelson</i> Barclay
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