Monroe Barnfield Dies at Age 82
Monroe Barnfield of RFD 7, Mt. Vernon, died at 10:30 o'clock
Sunday morning at Good Samaritan Hospital. His age was 82 years,
five months and four days.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Union Chapel church,
with the Rev. Bird Green officiating, and burial will be in Union Chapel
cemetery. The body will remain at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, where
friends may call at any time until the funeral hour.
Mr. Barnfield was born May 3, 1866 in Missouri. He was married to Ida Davis,
who preceded him in death December 27, 1936. Mr. Barnfield was a member of
Old Mt. Zion church. He is survived by a foster daughter, Mrs. Nona Duncan
and a sister, Mrs. Cora Patterson of Carthage, Mo.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Monday, November 1, 1948
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman