Charles M Barnett

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Death 8 Sep 1920
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 168820845 · View Source
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Funeral services for Charles M. Barnett, who died early Wednesday morning, will be conducted in St. Patrick's Catholic church Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Mr. Barnett has been in failing health for two years, especially since he submitted to a surgical operation which did not give the relief hope for. In spite of his failing health, he continued to work as traveling auditor for Excelsior Stove Co., Quincy, until about two weeks ago when in Monmouth he was taken ill and compelled to come home. He had for many months continued in his work by mere force of will, his unyielding spirit rebelling at the thought of surrender.
Charles M. Barnett was born and reared in Decatur where he attended school and was graduated from Decatur High school and later attended Illinois College in Jacksonville.
When he finished his college course, he entered the employ of Close & Griswold, hardware merchants, corner of Water and Main street, and there, first as employee, then as a partner and then as sole owner of the business, he was engaged for many year and when that business was discontinued about 17 years ago, he went on the road as a traveling salesman. He was a member of the Elks and was in the early days of the organization in Decatur especially active in the affairs of that lodge. Also he was a Woodman.
He was a son of John T. Barnett who was for many years chief engineer at the water works pumping plant. The surviving member of his family are his widow and two children, Jack Barnett of Springfield and Mrs. Lelah Wood of Decatur.

Herald Thursday Sept 9, 1920

Burial in Calvary cemetery.

Herald Sept 11, 1920


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  • Maintained by: BjJ
  • Originally Created by: kpet
  • Added: 22 Aug 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 168820845
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles M Barnett (unknown–8 Sep 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 168820845, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .