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Mrs. Edna (Warner) Barkman obituary

contributed by Tonya Frickey

     Mrs. Edna Barkman, 70, 15 Reed Street, Coxsackie, died yesterday afternoon [July 26, 1956] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Scott, Rte 9W, West Athens.
     Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Sunday in the First Methodist Church, Coxsackie, burial following in Riverside Cemetery, Coxsackie. The service will be conducted by the Rev. John J. Van Heest, pastor of the First Reformed Church, West Coxsackie, in the absence of the Rev. J.B.Nussey, pastor of the First Methodist Church.
     Friends may pay their respects at the Brady Funeral Home, Coxsackie, this evening and tomorrow evening. A rebekah service will be held at 3pm Saturday in the funeral home.
     The widow of Burton Barkman, Mrs. Barkman was a native of Franklinton, Schoharie County, born March 18, 1886, the daughter of Ira and Sabrina Benjamin Warner. She was a member of Eleanor Heermance Rebekah Lodge, Coxsackie, of the Ladies Auxiliary of the D.M. Hamilton Steamer Co. No. 2, Coxsackie, and of the Leeds Aid Society of the First Methodist Church.
     She is survived by a son, Clayton C. Barkman, Ravena; two daughters—Mrs. Scott, and Miss Helen Barkman, Albany; three brothers—Edgar and Charles Warner, both of Coxsackie, and Jehiel Warner, Altamont; a half-sister, Mrs. Cora Burhans, Albany, and four grandchildren.

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