DEATH OF MRS B.F. (Rebecca Steelman) BARNES

The death of Mrs. B(enjamin) F(ranklin) Barnes occurred December 26, 1920, at her home in Hazleton, following a stroke of apoplexy from which she failed to rally, never regaining consciousness.  


Mrs. Barnes was the eldest daughter of John W. and Elizabeth Steelman, and was 75 years old at the time of her death.  


The husband and four daughters survive.  The latter, Alva, Elsie, Gertrude and Pearl all were present at the funeral service at the Methodist Episcopal Church at Patoka.


Note:  She is buried in the Hazleton Community (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery, Hazleton, IN)




Originally submitted by Betty Sellers