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Edythe M Benson Barnes
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1932
Washington County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 2003
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Edythe M. Barnes, 70, of Reynolds, after a brief illness, left to join her husband, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island.

A celebration of her life will be 10 a.m. Monday at Reynolds United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be in the Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. A memorial fund will be established.

The former Edythe Benson was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Washington County, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Mable Kephardt Benson. She married Robert D. Barnes Feb. 2, 1951, at Reynolds United Methodist Church. He passed away May 29, 1997.

Edythe had worked for Illinois Bell Telephone and later at the Eagle Warehouse, Milan.

You could catch Edythe every Wednesday evening at her daughter's surrounded by family and friends. She enjoyed outings with her friend Doris and time spent with her dog, Mattie.

Survivors include her daughter, Lynda Vogt, Reynolds, and her companion, Rich Nielsen; grandchildren, Jennifer Dinwiddie and her husband, Chuck, Milan, Jodi DeKeyrel and her husband, Andy, Illinois City, and Jerad Vogt, Reynolds; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Austin and Alexis Dinwiddie; a sister, M. Bernice Swisher, Rock Island; brother, Rex Benson and his wife, Diane, Reynolds; sister-in-law, Donna Benson, Edgington; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jody; a sister, Virginia Bledsoe; and a brother, Max Benson.
(Rock Island Argus, Feb. 1, 2003) 
 
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  Robert D Barnes (1928 - 1997)*
 
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Burial:
Reynolds Cemetery
Reynolds
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
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Edythe M <i>Benson</i> Barnes
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