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Agnes Marie Rutledge Barber
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1915
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 2003
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Agnes Marie Barber, 87, of Decatur, died on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 in Lincoln Manor Nursing Home.

Services celebrating her life will be 11 A.M. Monday, April 28, 2003 in J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home, visitation will be one hour before services. Burial will be in Illini Cemetery, Warrensburg.

Agnes was born in Gideon, MO. On September 12, 1915 the daughter of John William and Lillian Bell Humes Rutledge. She was a homemaker; a member of the Second Church of God, and Wabash Fellowship Club; originator of Soy City Breakers and C.B. club in 1975, volunteer for the Red Cross, Salvation Army, and an avid Chicago Cub Fan. Agnes was married for nearly 57 years to John Edward Barber, Sr. before he died on February 6, 1988.

Surviving are her daughters: Joan (Don) Pierson of Homosassa, FL.; Elaine "Kay" Stark of Springfield; sons: John (Beverly) Barber Jr. of Decatur; Donald Lee (Kay) Barber of Homosassa, FL.; Richard (Judy) Barber of Decatur; Ray (Gloria) Barber of Orlando, FL.; sister, Dorothy Ellrick of Decatur; grandchildren: Vicki (John) Gulick, Mike (Lisa) Barber, Cathy (Scott) Page, Traci (Mike) Anderson, Todd (Kelly) Barber, Tony (Linda) Barber, Craig (Kelly) Barber, Brad (Catherine) Barber, Jennifer (fiance' Todd Hess) Barber, Donna Jo (Walt) Marlow, Shaun Stark, Steve (Amber) Stark, 24 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends.

Her parents, husband, 3 brothers and 2 sisters preceded her in death.

She loved most in life the time spent with children and grandchildren all of whom will miss her greatly.

Obit: April 27, 2003, Decatur Herald & Review Newspaper. 
Family links: 
  John William Rutledge (1887 - 1941)
  Lillie Belle Humes Rutledge (1895 - 1969)
  John Edward Barber (1910 - 1988)*
  Wayne Ray Barber (1949 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Illini Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Dec 02, 2008
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Agnes Marie <i>Rutledge</i> Barber
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Hope all is well in heaven Aunt Agnes.
- Bruce Bledsaw
 Added: Jun. 10, 2009

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