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 Eleanor Leonard “Ella” <I>Brashears</I> Barber

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Eleanor Leonard “Ella” Brashears Barber

  • Birth 12 Jan 1874 Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 27 Feb 1963 New Castle, Henry County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Center grave, East ½, Lot 40, Plat D
  • Memorial ID 110418549

Married William A. Barber 15 Jan 1901, Jefferson Co., IN
Madison Courier
27 Feb 1963

Mrs. Barber Dies After Long Illness

Mrs. Eleanor Leonard Barber of this city died at 12:20 o'clock last night at the New Castle Convalescent Home following a long illness. She resided many years at the corner of Second and Mill streets and entered the home at New Castle shortly after Christmas.

Mrs. Barber, a life resident of Madison, was 89 years of age and was the wife of William A. Barber, a retired wholesale grocer, who is also presently at the New Castle home.

She had been quite active in the social and religious fields and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Current Events Club, Madison Music Club, Daughters of the Confederacy and Madison Christian Church. She served a number of year on the Indiana State Christian Women's Board of Missions.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Barber is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth, who is the wife of Col. Charles Bernard Rynearson, Latham, N. Y.; also three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the Christian Church. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery. Friends may call at the Vail Memorial Thursday and Friday evenings.

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  • Created by: Karen Phillips
  • Added: 12 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110418549
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Leonard “Ella” Brashears Barber (12 Jan 1874–27 Feb 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110418549, citing Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Karen Phillips (contributor 46884884) .