JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Jennie Ruth Barbee

Jennie Ruth Barbee, 75, of Wayne City died 11:15 pm 
Tuesday at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
 
She was retired social worker for the Department of 
Rehabilitation state of Illinois, in the Mt. Vernon office.
 
Mrs. Barbee was born September 10, 1920 in Jefferson County, 
a daughter of Albert and Goldie (Risley) Finn. She married 
Frank Barbee, who preceded her in death.
 
Services will be 10 am Friday at the Wayne City Baptist Church 
with Rev. Mike Steed officiating. Burial will be in the Dahlgren 
I.O.O.F Cemetery.
 
Friends may call after 5 pm Thursday at Richardson Funeral Home 
in Wayne City and after 9 am at the Wayne City Baptist Church 
until service time.
 
Mrs. Barbee is survived by one son, Robert and Wife Irene Barbee 
of Wayne City; three grandchildren, Ronald and wife Tammy Barbee 
of Wayne City, Patricia and Kent Loker of Wayne City and Ricky and 
wife Jean Barbee of East Prairie, Mo.; and three great grandchildren, 
Olivia Barbee, Justin Stover and Megan Loker.
 
She was a member of the Baptist Church in Wayne City.
 
Mrs. Barbee was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and 
one brother Harold Finn.


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Wednesday, November 8, 1995 
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson
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