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April 24, 1957

Mrs. Amanda J. Barrett, 82, widow of Dr. C. P. Barrett, a Posey county and Mt. Vernon physician for many years, died last night at the home of her daughter, Miss Mildred P. Barrett 718 #34 Street, Indianapolis.


Mrs. Barrett had resided in Indianapolis for the last 30 years.  She was prominent in church affairs during her residence at Oliver and Mt. Vernon.  A native of Boonville, Ind., she was a practical nurse and a Pike county school teacher during her younger years.


The body is at Flanner & Buchanan Fall Creek Mortuary in Indianapolis where the funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday.  A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday in Bellefontaine cemetery at Mt. Vernon, Ind.


Surviving are the daughter in Indianapolis; two son, Dr. Morris Barrette, Gary, Ind., and Ivan Barrett, Los Angeles, and one grandson, Robert Barrett, U.S. Army, Fort Benning, Ga.'


The deceased was a member of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers