The death of Mrs. B(enjamin) F(ranklin) Barnes occurred December
26, 1920, at her
home in Hazleton, following a stroke of apoplexy from
which she failed to rally, never regaining consciousness.
Mrs. Barnes was the eldest daughter of John W. and Elizabeth Steelman, and was 75 years old at the time of her death.
The husband and four daughters survive. The latter, Alva,
Elsie, Gertrude and Pearl all were present at the funeral service at the Methodist
Episcopal Church at Patoka.
Note: She is buried in the Hazleton
Community (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery, Hazleton,