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Barger Family Obituaries

        Obituary dated 5 Feb 1939
        New York Times - Page 41, column 3
        "Peekskill, NY, Feb 4.  Allen Barger, Jr., a jeweler here, 
        died today at his home after an illness of several months.
        He was 57 years old.  He was born in Oregon, Putnam County,
        NY, the son of Allen and Catherine Tompkins Barger, and had
        been in the jewelery business in Peekskill for 42 years.
        Besides serving as a member of the Board of Village Trustees
        here for three years, he also served as registrar of vital
        statistics and auditor for the town of Courtland for many
        years.  Surviving are his widow, Flossie James Barger, and
        a son, Stephen J. Barger."
        "Funeral services for Belvie Barge of Sallisaw were held 
        at 10 a.m.  Saturday at the Candelight Chapel in   
        Sallisaw. Burial followed in McCoy Cemetery north of 
        Sallisaw with the Revs. Moroe Lowrimore and Bill Jackson
        officiating.  Born in Leslie County, Ky. March 9, 1902, 
        Mr. Barger was the son of George and Alice Bowling Barger.  
        He married Sadie Welch Sept. 21, 1925.  He died Wednesday, 
        July 24, 1991, in Sallisaw, at the age of 89.  Mr. Barger 
        is survived by his wife Sadie of the home; four sons,
        Billy G. Barger, Darrell R. Barger, Bob Barger and Charley   
        Barger, all of Sallisaw, three daughers, Betty Ridgeway and 
        Ellen Marty, both of St. Louis, MO., and Kay Lowrimore of 
        Sallisaw; special friend, Bernard Laswell of Fort Gibson;   
        a brother Roscoe C. Barger of Bloomington, Ind.; 13
        grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
        Pallbearers were Dewayne Barger, Robert Barger, Joe Barger, 
        Mike Lowrimore, Randy Walker, Bryan Ramm, Terry Qualls, 
        Dean Marty, Danny Marty, Steve Barger and Geoffrey Sparks.  
        Honorary pallbearers were Henry Gay, L.E. Capehart, Jimmie 
        Newton, Walter Asbill, Mose Sanders, Louis Williams and 
        Floyd Cody.  Services were under the care of Wheeler Funeral 
        Home in Salliswaw."
        Obituary dated 8 Jan 1948
        New York Times - Page 25, column 1
        "Peekskill, Jan 7.  Edgar Barger, for seventy years a produce
        farmer in nearby Shrub Oak, NY, died in his home today after
        an illness of several months.  His age was 80.  Surviving are
        his two sons, Theorn and George of Peekskill; a brother Edmund
        of Shrub Oak, and three sisters - Mrs. Olie Odel of Peekskill,
        Mrs. Dudley Townsend of Lake Mohegan, NY, and Mrs. John Archer
        of Jefferson Valley, NY."
        Obituary dated 17 Sep 1999
        Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
        "Raleigh, Ill. - Edward Barger, 72, died Tuesday, Sept.  14,  
        1999, at the Harrisburg Medical Center.  He had been a 
        supervisor for R. C. Cola in Carmi (IL).  He was a Korean War
        Army veteran.  He was a member of the Little Chepel Church in
        Raleigh.  Surviving are his wife, Velma (Downey); a   son,
        Edward, of Johnston City; two sisters, Rena Sheild and Eileen
        Drganc, both of Skokie; a grandson; a stepgrandson; and 
        nieces and nephews.  Services will be at 11 am. Saturday at
        Little Chapel Church, with burial in Rhine Cemetery in Eldorado."
        Obituary dated 21 Jan 1999
        Sequoyah County, OK
        "Funeral services for Eugene E. Barger, 6, of Sallisaw are
        being held at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church
        in Sallisaw, with the Revs. Robert Polvado and Melvin Kisser
        and Don Barger officiating.  Burial is in Sallisaw City
        Cemetery, under the direction of Agent Funeral Home in
        Sallisaw.  Mr. Barger was born April 13, 1932, in Sonnett, 
        Montana, to Earl Jacob Barger and Ocie Alice (Ratcliff) 
        Barger.  He died Sunday, January 17, 1999 in Ft. Smith, AR.
        He was a graduate of Gendive High School in MT and North
        Central Bible College in Minneapolis, MN, and was an ordained
        minister with the Assembly of God Church.  He married Marilyn
        Meroney May 25, 1955 in Billings, MT.  Mr. Barger was the
        former chaplin at Blue Ribbon downs in Sallisaw and former
        owner and operator of the Best Western, Blue Ribbbon and
        Golden Spur motels in Sallisaw.  He formerly worked with
        the Montana district of the Assembly of God in home missions
        and personal evangelism.  He was currently in the lodging
        business in TX.  Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Barger
        of the home; one sone and daughter-in-law, Dan and Cindi
        Barger of Dalhart, TX; on daughter and son-in-law, Janette
        and and Larry Hohn of Sallisaw; five grandchildren, Janette
        Barger, Michael Barger, Anthony Barger, Angela Hohn and
        Sheree Hohn; his mother, Ocie Barger of Billings; one brother,
        David Barger of Denver, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and
        other relatives and friends.  Pallbearers are David Barger, 
        the Rev. Melvin Kisser, Gil Meroney, Michael Bargr, Larry
        Hohn and Daniel Barger"
        Obituary dated 3 Dec 1947
        New York Times - Page 29, column 1
        "Rathway, NJ Dec 2.  James B. Barger of 1572 Irving St., a 
        conductor with the Pensylvania Railroad for 48 yers before
        his retirement in 1939 and father of District Court Judge
        John E. Barger, died last night at his house after a long
        illness.  His age was 77."
        Obituary dated 7 Jul 1947
        New York Times - Page 17, column 3
        "Peekskill, Jul 6.  James H. Barger, for forty years a tailor
        at Peekskill Military Academy, died here Friday in his home at
        322 Fremont St.  His age was 70.  He leaves a widow Florence
        Barger, three sons, four daughters, and a brother."
        Obituary dated Thursday, 3 Dec 1998
        Chicago Tribune - Section 2, page 11
        "Raleigh R. Barger, beloved husband of the late Mildred,
        loving father of Charles (Angela), Ronald, Donald (Paula),
        Paul, Terry (Cindy), Norman, Carol Hall, Joyce (Dewayne) Vick,
        Deborah (Buck)Strickland, and the late Barbara (Fred) Self;
        dear grandfather of 26 and great-grandfather of 10; fond
        brother of Christine Welch.  Funeral service Saturday, 11:00
        a.m. at Hursen Funeral Home, SW corner of Roosevelt Road and
        Mannheim Roads, Hillside/Westchester.  Interment Glen Oak
        Cemetery.  Visitation Friday 4 to 9 p.m.  Info toll-free
        Obituary dated Thurday, 15 Apr 1999
        Modesto Bee, Modesto, CA
        "Una P. Barger - May 28, 1919-April 12, 1999
        Una Pearl Barger, 79, of Modesto died Monday at Doctors
        Medical Center.  Mrs. Barger was a navive of Gentry, MO.
        She lived in Modesto 16 years.  She was a homemaker.  She
        was a member of First Baptist Churh.  She is survived by
        her children, Wally Barger of Walnut Creek and Janie Whorton
        of Maricopa; brothers Bobby Joe Summa of SC and Gordon 
        Summa of Redding; sister, Pauline Slack of Scottsdale, AZ;
        and five grandchildren.  A graveside service will be 
        conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Fairhaven Memorial Park,
        Santa Ana.  Visitation will be from noon to 8:00 p.m. 
        Saturday and Sunday at Salas Brother Funeral Chapel."
        Obituary published 1907
        The Confederate Veteran:
        "W. Gleason Barger died at his home, near Martin, Tenn., in
        July, 1906, aged sisty-six years.  He served throughout the
        war in Company H, 7th Tennessee Cavalry, under General Forrest,
        which is proof of his service as an active soldier.  He was
        married in 1873 to Miss S. E. Carlin, daughter of Elder John
        H. D. Carlin, A.B., D.D., one of the most note scholars and
        ablest devines of the Baptist denomination in West Tennessee.
        Ten children blessed this happy union.  Comrade Barger, by
        industry and economy, became on of the wealthy men of Weakley
        County, and had many friends."
        Obituary published 24 Nov 1972
        Arkansas Gazette:  
        "William (Shorty) Barger - William Kelcy (Shorty) Barger, 
        aged 62, of 3007  Eureka Gardens Road, North Little Rock, 
        a switchman for the Missouri Pacific Lines, died Friday.  
        He was a member of the Highway Baptist Church and the United 
        Transportation Union.  Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Anna May 
        Land Barger; three sons, Kelcy Earl Barger of Phoenix, Ariz., 
        Robert E. Barger of Jacksonville and Richard Wayne Barger of 
        Kansas City, Kan; his mother, Mrs. Ester Barger of Jacksonville; 
        three sisters, Mrs. Lila Ball of Jacksonville, Mrs. Lasia 
        Risner of Kansas City and Mrs. Lemer Baker of Little Rock, 
        and eight grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements will be 
        announced by Griffin-Leggett."
        Obituary dated 22 Mar 1952
        New York Times - Page 13, column 3
        "William Henry Barger:  Keyser, WV Mar 21.  William Henry 
        Barger, founder of the Mineral Daily News-Tribune here and 
        once president of the West Virginia Newspaper Publishers 
        Association, died in Potomac Valley Hospital today at the 
        age of 74.  He and his wife had been patients at the hospital 
        for several weeks."

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