Princeton police officers found
Mrs. Eilene Barrett, 62, dead in her garage at 736 EastState Sunday (28 Nov 1971) morning at
approximately Mrs. Barrett died
of carbon monoxide poisoning. according to Gibson
county coroner, Bob Kendall.
Police officers went to the home after receiving
a call from relatives. They had called her on the phone, but failed
to receive an answer. Length of death before being found has not been
determined, but she did die sometime early Sunday morning.
Mrs. Barrett was preceded in death by her
husband, Perlie Barrett, who died November 9, 1971.
Mrs. Barrett attended the Atkinson Chapel
Methodist church, Oatsville. She was born in
Flat Rock, Ill., February 12, 1909, and had lived in Princeton one years.
Survivors include two sons; Gary, of Oxford,
Ohio; and Max, Princeton; one brother, Warren Schaffter,
East Orange, New Jersey; and two grandchildren.
Friends may call at Colvin and Son Mortuary
after Tuesday. The
funeral will be at Colvin Chapel at Wednesday with the Rev.
Jewell DeWes officiating. Burial will be at
Atkinson Chapel, Oatsville.