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J L BARBEE

 

1940

EX RAILROAD HERE, DEAD

J. L. Barbee, age 76 years, a former resident of Princeton, and former employee of the Southern Railway Company here, died Tuesday night at 8:45 o'clock following a stroke four weeks ago at his home in Fairfield, Ill.

 

Mr. Barbee was born Feb. 16, 1864 and was a brakeman on the old Air Line here.

 

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Adaline Barbee; two daughters, Mrs. T. L. Kimbrough, of Detroit, Mich., and formerly of Princeton and Mrs. Charles Bevirt, also of Detroit; three grandchildren, Norma Lee and Doris Bevirt and Marcella Johnson formerly Marcella Hulet, and one great-great grandchild, Judy Bell Johnson of Detroit.

 

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Originally submitted by Betty Sellers