At her home on the West side, Feb. 26, 1903, Mrs. A. Barns, aged 43 years. Mrs. Barns was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Geddis, pioneers of this (Kittitas) Valley and county. She was born in Linn County, Oregon, in 1860. She was married to A. Barns Feb. 2, 1879. She leaves a family of seven children and a husband, besides a host of warm friends to mourn her departure. She had been ill a long time with dropsy, which finally terminated in death

Malinda was the daughter of Sylvanna R. Geddis and Emily Christine Tureman. She was born February 17, 1860 in Linn Co., OR. Malinda was married to Absalom Barns. She is buried in the IOOF Cemetery in Ellensburg

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