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 John Burlen Barks

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John Burlen Barks

  • Birth 5 Apr 1894 Bollinger County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 24 Mar 1989 Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Huskey, Bollinger County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 26913197

Grandpa Barks was known as Burlen or J.B., and was named after his uncle, "John" Burlin BARKS. A farmer, he trained, bred, sold and traded mules.

J. Burlen Barks, 94, died at a Cape Girardeau hospital. A son of Edward and Sarah Stevens Barks, he married Maggie Gertrude Ramsey Dec. 24, 1914. Survived by a son, Lowell Barks; daughters, Mrs. Fern Graves, Mrs. Flora Fornkahl, Mrs. Naomi McClard, and Mrs. Delores Golightly; brothers, Basil Barks and Wendell Barks; sisters, Mrs. Ethel Felty, Mrs. Mae McMullen, and Mrs. Ola Schreiner; 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

March 24, 1989



  • Created by: brenda joyce
  • Added: 18 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26913197
  • brenda joyce
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Burlen Barks (5 Apr 1894–24 Mar 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26913197, citing Lessley Ridge Cemetery, Huskey, Bollinger County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by brenda joyce (contributor 47000293) .