BARRIE – A former resident of this community, Mrs. Barbara Thompson Barrie, passed away June 19, 1971 in the HolyCrossHospital in Calgary. She was 65 years of age.
She was born in Huntley, Aberdeen, Scotland and came to Canada in 1926. She resided in Saskatchewan near Rosetown for 24 years before moving to Brooks in 1953. She moved to Calgary in 1963 where she has resided since.
She was predeceased by her husband James MacPherson Barrie in 1960.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs Kathleen Dyck of Throne, Alberta and Mrs. Elizabeth Habecker of Scotdale,, Arizona, four grandchildren and her father Robert Murray of Provost, Alberta.
Funeral services were held in Smith Funeral Chapel, Monday, June 21 at 2 p.m., Rev S. F. Hildebrandt officiating. Interment was in the Brooks Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Fred Cotton, Chris Jacobsen, Jim Smallbones, Herman Grosfield, Don Gorsfield and Bill Binnie.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Brooks Bulletin June 24, 1971 Roll 20 Image 321
BARRIE – James MacPherson Barrie passed away in the Brooks Hospital in Sunday, March 20th at the age of 54 years. He was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and came from Scotland to the Lucky Lake district, Saskatchewan in 1923 where he farmed until 1953 when he moved to a farm north of Brooks. He farmed there until recent illness, when they left the farm and moved to Brooks
Mr. Barrie is survived by his wife, Barbara, of Brooks; two daughters, Miss Elizabeth Barrie of Banff and Mrs Kathleen Dyck of Brooks; three sisters, Miss Ann Barrie and Miss Ann Barrie and Miss Jean Barrie, both f Saskatoon, Sask.; Mrs Brooks of Detroit U.S. A.; eight sisters and brothers in Scotland.
Services were held on Wednesday, March 23rd, at 2 p.m. in the Immanuel Assembly, Brooks, with Rev. S. F. Hildebrandt officiating. Interment was in the Brooks cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Pallbears were Bill Binnie, Dick Klassen, Chris Jacobsen, Martin Kuipers, Fred Cotton and Jim Smallbones.
Brooks Bulletin March 24, 1960 Roll 13 Image 1111.