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Cora Ann Hillix Barbee
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Birth: 1828
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1920
Platte County
Missouri, USA

Obituary, 2 Jul 1920
Aged Mother of Mrs. J. Winburn Dead.
Mrs. Cora Ann Barbee aged ninety-three died Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jonas Winburn, after an illness of four months. She was the widow of the late Samuel Nathaniel Barbee and the sister of the late William Hillix. She was born in Lafayette County Ky. She is survived by three sons, J.S. Barbee, Wallace, E. L. Barbee and H.H. Barbee, Colorado Springs, CO. Two daughters, Mrs. A.P. Ferrell, St. Joseph, and Mrs. Jonas Winburn, Weston. She was a member of the Salem Christian Church. Her funeral was conducted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Winburn, Tuesday afternoon. Rev. John Love of St. Joseph officiating. The pallbearers were her nephews, William and A.S. Hillix, St. Joseph, Allen Hillix, Camden Point, C. H. Hillix, Leon Hillix and W.C. Polk of Weston. The flower-bearers were Mrs. Ray Lindsay, Misses Edna and Bess Winburn and little J. R. Layton, her grandson, who daily took her flowers during her long illness. Mrs. C.H. Chastain, Mr. J.W. Morgan, E.M. Hardesty and J.W. Morgan composed the quartette that sang several favorite hymns. Burial was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Mrs. Barbee was everything which constitutes a good wife, mother and friend. She carried with her to the grave the sincere esteem and respect of all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Source: Weston Historical Museum (many thanks to S. Baughman for locating the obituary). 
 
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 Parents:
  Ann Bolton Walker Hillix (1798 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  Jesse Samuel Barbee (1856 - 1924)*
  Edgar Lee Barbee (1858 - 1926)*
  Cora A Barbee Winburn (1860 - 1895)*
  Henry Hamilton Barbee (1862 - 1926)*
  Mary Susan Winburn (1864 - 1948)*
  Bessie M Barbee Pullins Ferrill (1868 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  James M Hillix (____ - 1914)*
  Henry Hamilton Hillix (1825 - 1900)*
  Cora Ann Hillix Barbee (1828 - 1920)
  William Walker Hillix (1830 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: 20 Mar 2009: Volunteer searched every grave at Pleasant Ridge cemetery and could NOT find Cora Barbee.
 
Burial:
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Weston
Platte County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Melanie Tucker
Record added: Apr 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25902927
 


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 Added: Jun. 29, 2012
 
 
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