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Cordelia Mae "Corda" Barnhart Rakes
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1908
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 2007
Osage County
Missouri, USA

Corda Mae Barnhart Rakes, age 98, of Meta, died Tuesday, September 18, 2007, at the Westphalia Retirement Center. She was born on October 1, 1908, in Meta, daughter of David and Cordelia (Pendleton) Barnhart.

On December 5, 1929, she was married to Carol Monroe Rakes, who preceded her in death on April 1, 1989.

Survivors include one son, Carol "DeWayne" Rakes and wife Erma of Jefferson City; two grandchildren, Vicky Rakes-Meeks and husband Martin Meeks of St. Paul, Minnesota, and Scott Rakes of Jefferson City; and two great-grandchildren, Raymond Meeks and Onieka Meeks both of Jamaica.

One grandson, Terry DeWayne Rakes, preceded her in death in March 1995.

Corda was an active member of Meta Christian Church. She was employed with International Shoe Factory, Linn Garment Factory, and Meta Tent Factory and retired in the 1970's.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, at Rekus Funeral Home in Meta. Rev. Manuel Seaton will officiate. Interment will be in Meta Southside Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Meta Southside Cemetery 
Family links: 
  George Davidson Barnhart (1864 - 1939)
  Cordelia Pendleton Barnhart (1868 - 1944)
  Carol Monroe Rakes (1903 - 1988)*
  Eva Lena Barnhart Champlain (1886 - 1984)*
  Infant Son Barnhart (1893 - 1893)*
  Ella L Barnhart Seaton (1896 - 1982)*
  Arlie Barnhart (1898 - 1990)*
  Oda Barnhart (1898 - 1994)*
  Elizabeth (Barnhart) Copeland (1900 - 1985)*
  Martha Barnhart Wilson (1900 - 1984)*
  William Barnhart (1902 - 1972)*
  Mary Bell Barnhart Duncan (1904 - 1994)*
  Cordelia Mae Barnhart Rakes (1908 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Meta Southside Cemetery
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Juanita Sloan Lowrance
Record added: Sep 21, 2007
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Cordelia Mae Corda <i>Barnhart</i> Rakes
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Cordelia Mae Corda <i>Barnhart</i> Rakes
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 Added: Sep. 21, 2007

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