Old Macedonia Cemetery

William and Doxie Howell Barger


William Barger, son of Allen Barger and Elizabeth Huffman, husband of Doxie V. Howell.

Doxie V. Howell, daughter of Robert Howell and Liddie Abernathy, wife of William Barger.

Doxie Howell Barger

The Herald Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) — December 02, 1976

Barger Funeral Sunday
Mrs. Doxie H. Barger, of Acworth, died in a local hospital Friday after a long illness.
She was a native of Bartow County and was the widow of the late William E. Barger. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. W.D. Howell, Mrs. Alice Stephenson and Mrs. Lonnie Armstrong, all of Cartersville; Mrs. Rebecca Poole, Acworth; and Mrs. Christine Lee, Shannon; a son Lonnie H. Barger, Atlanta; a sister, Mrs. Nevada Abernathy, Cartersville; 21 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Walton Abernathy in charge. Interment was in the old Macedonia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joey Abernathy, Donald Gravley, Bill and Paul Poole, Terry and Larry Mitchell.

William E. Barger

Weekly Tribune News (Cartersville, Georgia) November 02, 1961

William E. Barger Passes Saturday Rites Monday A.M.
William E. Barger passed away at his home in the Center Community Saturday after an illness of three days.
A native of Hickory, North Carolina, Mr. Barger was born January 18, 1877, the son of Allen and Elizabeth Huffman Barger.
Mr. Barger was engaged in farming and was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his widow, the former Miss Doxie Howell, five daughters; Mrs. Willie Howell, Mrs. Zonnie Armstrong, Mrs. Rebecca Poole, Mrs. Christine Lee, Mrs. Alice Stephens, Cartersville, two sons; Lonnie Barter, Boston Massachusetts, Felix Barger, Atlanta; 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning at the Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church on the Canton Road. The Rev. Nat Abernathy and the Rev. Cliff Franklin officiated.
Sons-in-laws served as pallbearers and interment was in the old Macedonia Cemetery with Owen Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Daughter Mrs. Willie Howell is Dovie Barger.



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Old Macedonia Cemetery, Bartow County, Georgia