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The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, March 29, 1946
Heart  Ailment  Fatal  to
Benjamin  Barringer
          Ill for the past three months with a heart ailment, and in a serious condition for the past two weeks,  Benjamin B. Barringer,  age sixty-nine, died at his home in St. Paul Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
          Mr. Barringer had been a resident of the St. Paul Community for 45 years.  He was born in Kentucky on September 6, 1876, the son of  Andrew and  Catherine Heart Barringer.  In 1899 he was married to  Rebecca J. Gary,  who preceded him in death.  Three children were born to the union and two survive,  Ralph A. Barringer, of Indianapolis, and  Walter L. Barringer, of St. Paul.  A daughter, Mabel, died several years ago.
          On February 16, 1928, he was married to  Effie Belle Landers,  who survives with the two children; one brother, Graham Barringer, of Nebraska; one sister, Mrs. Ada Cain, of Scipio, and one grandchild.
          Mr. Barringer was a member of the Adams Baptist Church and the Odd Fellows lodge of Adams.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 at the St. Paul Christian Church with Rev. Marvin Johnson, former pastor of the church, officiating.  Burial will be made in the Hebron cemetery at Adams in charge of D. E. Carmony, of St. Paul.  Friends may call at the late home in St. Paul after 6:30 p.m. today.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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