2008-12-03 / Obituaries

Ruth M. Barfield


Ruth Marie Barfield, 86, of Blakely died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at her residence.

Mrs. Barfield was born in Henry County, Ala., July 7, 1922, to the late Wyatt Samuel Varnum and Roxie Ann Penuell Varnum. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy James Barfield.

Survivors include two daughters, Catherine Ann O'Dell of Ruskin, Fla. and Patsy O'Dell Rouse and husband Bobby of Blakely; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Brady officiating. Interment followed at Travelers Rest Cemetery in Baker County.

Pallbearers were Neal O'Dell, Glynn Gambrell, Tommy Gambrell, Adam O'Dell, Richard Harrell and Tom Ness.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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