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Gilbert Earl Barnard
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1921
Roodhouse
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 2003
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Gilbert E. Barnard, 81, of Jacksonville, formerly of Greene County, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born April 26, 1921, near Roodhouse, the son of William Ernest and Beryl Houston Barnard. He married Alfreda McElroy in 1945 in Roodhouse. Mr. Barnard was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a sergeant in the Signal Corps in the European Theater during World War II. He received a Bronze Star, an arrowhead for the invasion of southern France, six service stars and a good conduct medal. He farmed in Greene County for many years and retired from Carnation in Jacksonville. He was a member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Athensville Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Alfreda: three sons, Rodney (wife, Terry) Barnard of Chesterfield, Michael Barnard of Apple Springs, Texas, and David (wife, Debbie) Barnard of Sherman, Texas; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Mintford "Pete" (wife, Virginia) Barnard of Palmyra and Junior Lee Barnard of Bradenton, Fla.; and two sisters, Irene (husband, Ray) Lamaster of Benton, Ky., and Ilene Kryslyniak of Wheeling. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Mackey-Daws Funeral Home, Roodhouse. Burial: Richwoods Cemetery near Roodhouse. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ernest Barnard (1892 - 1935)
  Beryl Dorothy Houston Barnard (1900 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfreda Mae McElroy Barnard (1922 - 2014)
 
 Siblings:
  Mintford Ernest Barnard (1917 - 2009)*
  Virginia Catherine Barnard Smock (1918 - 1984)*
  Leroy Eugene Barnard (1920 - 1923)*
  Gilbert Earl Barnard (1921 - 2003)
  Junior Lee Barnard (1926 - 2009)*
  Betty Lynn Barnard Hillenbrand (1928 - 1990)*
  Mildred Lavina Barnard (1932 - 1932)*
  Aletha May Barnard (1934 - 1934)*
  Beryl Janice Barnard (1935 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richwoods North Cemetery
Athensville
Greene County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: One of the Barnards
Originally Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Jun 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7597333
Gilbert Earl Barnard
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Gilbert Earl Barnard
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Gilbert Earl Barnard
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