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Mary Frances Barnhart Edwards
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1897
Death: Aug. 5, 1932

Miller Co Autogram
August 11, 1932

Mrs. George T. Edwards succumbs to typhoid Fever Friday August 5, 1932

Deceased was a kind and loving wife and mother; is survived by the husband, two sons, one sister and seven brothers.

Mrs. Mary Frances Edwards, wife of George T. Edwards, died at her home four miles south of Tuscumbia, Friday morning, August 5, at 5;45 o'clock.

She became ill about two weeks before her death of typhoid fever, but her condition was not regarded as critical until a few hours before her death, when she rapidly grew worse.

Mrs. Edwards was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Barnhart and was born near Capps October 4, 1897, being at the time of her death 34 years, 10 months and 1 day old. She was one of a large family of children, there being 12 in all.

She was united in marriage May 16, 1915, to George T. Edwards, and for a few years they resided on the Porter P Pyles farm on Panther Creek, near Capps. They later moved to Granite City and resided there a number of years, then about 2 years ago they bought a farm on Cat Tail creek, near the county home, where they continued to reside until her death. To this union there were born two sons, James and Calvin, who survive her.

Besides a husband and two children, she leaves to mourn her death her parents, who now reside at Pacific. Also one sister and seven brothers as follows: Miss Ollie, Pacific, Mo; Louis, Higgins, Texas; Iva and Elmer, Granite City, Illinois; Mary and Everett, St. Albans; John, Russell, Ark; and Andrew, Tuscumbia. Three sisters preceded her in death.

She united with the Humphrey's Creek Christian church about 20 years ago and lived a devoted Christian until death. Besides the relatives she leaves to mourn her passing many friends who held her in highest respect.

Funeral services were conducted at Mt. Zion, Christian church Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, midst a large crowd of sorrowing relatives and friends, by Rev. C. M. Sooter, and the body was laid to rest in the Church cemetery nearby. 
 
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 Parents:
  Randalph Adam Barnhart (1872 - 1956)
  Rosa A. Barnhart (1875 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  George Tony Edwards (1892 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Louis Barnhart (1894 - 1968)*
  Mary Frances Barnhart Edwards (1897 - 1932)
  Elmer Barnhart (1899 - 1972)*
  Elsie T Barnhart (1902 - 1918)*
  Evert S. Barnhart (1903 - 1998)*
  Mark Twain Barnhart (1911 - 1984)*
  Andrew Thomas Barnhart (1911 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Mount Zion Cemetery
Tuscumbia
Miller County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Juanita Sloan Lowrance
Record added: Aug 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15487151
 


- Juanita Sloan Lowrance
 Added: Jun. 9, 2011

- JHarrison
 Added: Jun. 12, 2009
 
 
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