|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1894|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1978|
William Marcus Barbee, 83, died Sunday, February 12, 1978. Funeral services were conducted by Pastor David Barnett, Christian Church, Caney, Kansas on February 15, in Graves Memorial Chapel. Burial was in Sunnyside Cemetery. Mr. Barbee was a member of the Christian Church in Caney.
In 1917, Mr. Barbee went to work for Phillips Petroleum Company as a lease pumper. Phillips, at that time, was know as Lewcinda Oil Company located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. After a time, he became a water station operator for Phillips working in Shidler, Oklahoma. He also worked for a number of years in 1959 in Kaw City, Oklahoma. Upon retirement in 1959, Mr. & Mrs. Barbee moved to Caney, Montgomery County, Kansas.
Mark was the son of Benjamin Gray and Francis Elonora (Lively) Barbee and was born June 16, 1894, at Irving, Dallas County, Texas (actually called Kit, Texas at the time of his birth).
William Marcus and Conie Inez (Medlen) Barbee were married July 15, 1913, at Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma. They had eleven children.
Mrs. Barbee died April 17, 1993 and is also buried in Sunnyside Cemetery.
Coney Inez Medlen Barbee (1895 - 1993)
Grace Lavonne Barbee Billam (1917 - 2009)*
Laveda Rose Barbee Tarrant (1925 - 1998)*
Plot: Section F. 103 NNE
Created by: Sally Medlen Bishop
Record added: Oct 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30651632
Added: Aug. 6, 2013