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Elizabeth Edith BarringerElizabeth Edith Barringer of Kerhonkson, passed away on July 13, 2011. She was 88 years old. Born February 4, 1923 in Liverpool, England; she was the daughter of Percy G. and Edith A. (Outwin) Jeffs.
Mrs. Barringer was a parishoner of the Samsonville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her sister Lillian Gray and her husband Norman, her nieces and nephews; Teri Gray, Kevin Gray, Linda Flanagan, Richard Gray, Brian Gray and Debra Jeffs.
Edith was pre-deceased by her husband Burton G. Barringer and her siblings; Alexander Jeffs, Mary Decker and Jessie Gray.
Visiting will be held on Sunday, July 17th from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson, NY. A Celebration of her life is scheduled for Monday, July 18th 10am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Palentown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Edith's name to the Samsonville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1397, Olivebridge, NY 12461.
Mary Bailey Lichfield England
I am the widow of Leslie Bailey, Edith,s cousin. Edith,s mother died in childbirth in England. Consequently Edith was brought up by her grandparents the Rev. And Mrs Fred Jeffs, a Methodist minister. Later they all lived with Les,s mother, so Edith and Les grew up as brother and sister.
Les and I visited Edith several times in Kerhonkson, both when was alive and after his death. The link between Edith and Les was precious to them both until Les became I'll. Seven years ago.
Mary Bailey, Lichfield England Jun 30 2013 12:00 AM
Edith was my father's cousin (Frederick Leslie Bailey 1931 - 2011). I didn't really get to meet her until my early twenties when I visited her and Burton (whom she was utterly devoted to) in 1987. I just thought she was great and delighted when she came to the UK after Burton passed away. In 2004, my Dad and Mum came with me to see her; it was very touching watching Dad and Edith part as they both knew they would never see each other again.
God bless you Edith
Martin Bailey Jun 29 2013 12:00 AM
| Sheyla - July 17th, 2011 at 10:03am - Email |
Even though I haven't seen Edith in a very long time, she will always be in my heart. May she rest in peace. With sympathy and love, Sheyla (Pioneer Pharmacy tech)
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