Shelby County, Indiana
The Shelbyville News
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.
Friday, March 29, 1946
ST. PAUL MAN DIES AT HOME
Heart Ailment Fatal to
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
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 a.mm. 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.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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