Barnhart, Matilda Bailes – Obituary

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Death Comes To Valley Resident Matilda Barnhart Succumbs Sunday

Mrs. Matilda L. Barnhart, 87, pioneer Fairview District resident, died yesterday at the Ellensburg General Hospital, where she had been confined since March 1 with a broken hip died June 19, 1950.

A resident of the Kittitas Valley for 73 years, Mrs. Barnhart was born in Salem, Ore., on August 26, 1862. She came to this area with her family in 1877. She was the widow of F. C. Barnhart, who died December 23, 1932

Mrs. Barnhart was a daughter of Keithley Bailes, one of the pioneer ministers of the Kittitas Valley. She was a life-long member of the Christian Church

Mrs. Barnhart is survived by seven children, Mrs. Stella Schnebly of Ellensburg, Mrs. Lizzie Schnebly of Ellensburg, Ernest Barnhart of Ellensburg, Fred Barnhart of Pasco, Albert Barnhart of Ellensburg, Jesse Barnhart of Modesto, Calif., and Mrs. Ruth McKenzie of Yakima. She also is survived by 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Mattie Jackson of Castle Rock and Mrs. Ellen Rader of Puyallup, and two brothers, Jim Bailes of Hoquiam and George Bailes of Cottage Grove, Ore

Funeral services for the valley pioneer will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Honeycutt-Evenson Chapel, with Rev. Paul Deane Hill officiating. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery

Contributed by: Sheli Steedman



MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Kittitas County, Washington Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 1 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/barnhart-matilda-bailes-obituary.htm - Last updated on Oct 27th, 2011


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