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Kathryn Mae "Kay" Robbins Barnett
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1924
Caverna
McDonald County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1984
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA

KATHRYN MAE (ROBBINS) BARNETT WAS BORN JANUARY 18, 1924 TO JAMES EARL ROBBINS BORN (11/29/1890-11/14/)1957 AND MARY LENA BUTTRAM (11/10/1890-12/24/1947)IN CAVERNA,MCDONALD COUNTY, MISSOURI.

SHE WAS ALSO PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS AND BABY BROTHER JAMES ROBBINS BORN: 1928, DIED: 1928.

SHE MARRIED JESSE WINSTON BARNETT IN CHRISTIAN COUNTY, MISSOURI ON JUNE 18, 1942 WITH THE REVEREND FLOYD J. HANKS OFFICIATING.

KATY DEVOTED YEARS TO RESEARCHING GENEALOGY AND COMPILED MANY YEARS OF INFORMATION FROM FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND COLLECTED STORIES THAT SHE LEARNED ABOUT THEIR EVERYDAY LIVES AND PUBLISHED A MEMORIAL BOOK ON THE ROBBINS, MISER, BUTTRAM, RIPPETOE AND ROBERTS FAMILIES. HER GENEALOGY WORKS HAVE FOUND HOMES IN NOT ONLY THE BENTONVILLE AND ROGERS HISTORICAL SOCIETIES, BUT ALSO AT THE PEA RIDGE ARKANSAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN 2007 WITH THE HELP OF HER FRIEND AND RELATIVE, JOE PITTS OF PEA RIDGE. SHE TRACED HER FAMILY HERITAGE BACK TO THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. (JOE PITTS, NOW DECEASED, WAS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THER PEA RIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY), HER WORKS ARE ALSO HOUSED WITH THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, AND RESEARCH INFORMATION ARE IN THE FILES OF THE "THE ENFIELD GENEALOGY RESEARCH ROOM" AT THE BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY.

FOR MANY YEARS, THE FAMILY LIVED "JUST A STONES THROW" ACROSS THE MISSOURI COUNTY LINE WHERE THEY RAISED CHICKENS AND HAD THEIR FARM. IN THEIR LATER YEARS, THEY MOVED TO BENTONVILLE.

AFTER BELLA VISTA WAS PURCHASED BY THE COOPER FAMILY IN THE EARLY 60'S,KAY WORKED AT THE MARKETING OFFICES FOR THE BELLA VISTA COMMUNITY WHICH WERE THEN LOCATED AT THE OLD SUNSET HOTEL ON THE WESTERN HILLS ABOVE BELLA VISTA, WHICH LATER WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE.

SHE RECEIVED HER FORMAL EDUCATION AT SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE AND DRAUGHTON'S SCHOOL OF BUSINESS.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND JESSE WINSTON BARNETT AND DAUGHTER JESSA KAY (BARNETT) CRAIG AND HER HUSBAND CHARLES EDWARD CRAIG, SR. (1941-2011) OF COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE. HER GRANDCHILDREN ARE CHARLES EDWARD "CHUCK" CRAIG, JR. AND HIS WIFE RENEE AND THEIR CHILDREN, JOSH, JEREMIAH AND REBEKAH AND KENNETH WINSTON "KEN" CRAIG AND HIS WIFE LISA MICHELLE AND THEIR CHILDREN, JONATHAN AND LAUREN CRAIG.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl James Robbins (1890 - 1957)
  Mary Lena Buttram Robbins (1890 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Jesse Winston Barnett (1919 - 1997)*
 
 Sibling:
  Kathryn Mae Robbins Barnett (1924 - 1984)
  James Robbins (1928 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bentonville Cemetery
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: N.W. OF MAUSOLEUM
 
Created by: Charles Robin Rauch
Record added: Aug 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40725940
Kathryn Mae Kay <i>Robbins</i> Barnett
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Kathryn Mae Kay <i>Robbins</i> Barnett
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Kathryn Mae Kay <i>Robbins</i> Barnett
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