Bloomington (Indiana) Telephone, March 6, 1933, pg. 6.
HARRY BARNES ILLNESS FATAL
Harry Barnes, age 65, died at 2:15 a.m. Sunday at his home on west 17th
street, from cancer. He had been ill for the past year, and his condition
has been serious during the past few weeks.
Mr. Barnes was born and reared at St. Paul, Indiana. He moved here with his
family 24 years ago, and worked at the South Side stone mill as a cutter.
In 1917 the family moved to Orlando, Fla., and remained a year. Upon his
return from Florida he took a position with the Nurre Plate Glass company as
scratch polisher, and worked there until his health failed. He was a member
of the Fairview M. E. church, Odd Fellows and Woodmen of the World.
Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Anna Barnes; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret
Winans; two granddaughters, Mary Alice and Nancy Anne Winans, and two
sisters, Mrs. Catherine Dicken and Mrs. Alice Richardson, both of
Funeral services will be held from the Fairview M. E. church at 10 o'clock
Tuesday morning and will be in charge of the Rev. R. O. Pearson, pastor of
the church, and the Rev. John Ragle of Spencer. The body will be taken to
St. Paul Ind., and short services will be held from the Methodist church
there at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be at St. Paul.
Active pallbearers will be Walter Elder, Theodore Skinner, Henry Beard,
Charles A. Thomas, Hoy Baker and Ross Hickam. Honorary pallbearers: W. A.
McAninch, Wayne Cathcart, Charles Franzman, Glen Curry, W. L. Miller and
The body lies in state at the home on west 17th street.