Eugene Barrett, age 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Barrett, living five miles
southwest of Princeton, died at the Methodist hospital Monday
afternoon at following an illness of nine days. Death resulted
from tetanus which developed from a hand injury suffered while operating a
Graduated from the Princeton high school in the 1940 class, the youth assisted his father with
farming and was an active member in the Gibson county 4-H club organization,
being a Junior leader of the Kings Boys' 4-H club and
a member of the Junior Leaders' organization of the county.
Born in Cory,
Ind., Jun 17, 1912, Barrett had resided in
Gibson county for the past 16 years. He was a member of the First Baptist
church of this city.
Other survivors are two brothers, John and Milton Barrett, both at
home. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at at the First Baptist church conducted by
the Rev. Ford Porter of Indianapolis, former pastor of the local First
Baptist church and the Rev. J. L. Magness, pastor of
the Church of God. Burial will be in Oak Hill
cemetery near Riley., Ind.
The remains have been removed from the Colvin & Son Funeral
home to the parents' home to remain until the funeral.
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Funeral services for Robert Eugene Barrett, age 18, son of Mt. and
Mrs. Lewis Barrett, living five miles southwest of Princeton, who died at the
Methodist hospital Monday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock of tetanus, were held this
morning at 10 o'clock at the First Baptist church conducted by the Rev. Ford
Porter of Indianapolis and Rev. J. L. Magness, pastor
of the church of God. Burial was in Oak Hill cemetery near Riley, In.