Georgine Barringer


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Posted Online: March 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Georgine Florance Barringer, 47, of Kewanee, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at her home.
She donated her body to science. Memorial services are 6:30 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Kewanee. There is no visitation. Schueneman-Tumbleson is handling arrangements.
She was born Oct. 21, 1965, in Davenport, to Roger and Bea Addis Barringer.
Surviving are children, George, Richard, Charles, Lizzie; five grandchildren; mother, Bea (Dick) Clark, Kewanee; sisters, Tina, Lynda, Julie; friends, Jim Lavine, David Weinberg.












 



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