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Elizabeth (Cole) Barkman obituary

contributed by Tonya Frickey

Elizabeth Barkman
The Daily Mail, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1996

Elizabeth E. Barkman, age 80 years, of Bethany Village, West Coxsackie, formerly of Greenville and the Durham area passed away at her home on November 25, 1996. She was born in Summett on February 6, 1916, daughter of the late Orcutt and Louise Oakley Cole. She had been formerly employed at General Electric and the Dress Factory in Coxsackie.

Her husband Clayton Barkman predeceased her. She was also predeceased by three brothers: Sylvester, Millard, and Orcutt (Bud) Cole and three sisters, Eula Radliff, Orcelia Koner, and Elta Munzo.

Funeral Service with the Rev. Paul Gingrich officiating will be 8pm Friday from Cunningham Funeral Home, Greenville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday 2-4 and after 7pm. Cremation will be at Albany Rural Cemetery. Those who desire may contribute in her memory to the Coxsackie Rescue Squad.

Surviving are a son, Clayton Barkman of Earlton, a daughter Mrs. Walter (Joan) Bennett of Oak Hill, nine grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, two brothers: Clayton Cole of Sharon Hill and Jay Cole of Summett; two sisters, Wanetta Jackson of Richmondville and Iona Feidere of East Worcester; also several nieces and nephews.

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