Mon R. Bartee Passes
A Virginian, Became Resident of Battle Creek in 1909
Mon R. Bartee, died at his home in Battle Creek Sunday morning. He was born in Wythe county, Virginia September 16, 1886. Mr. Bartee had reached the age of 62 years, 3 months and 4 days. He grew to manhood in the mother state and came to Battle Creek in 1909.
He married Miss Blanche James in 1912 and lived on the farm until 1927. He was the father of eleven children, all of whom are living.
Survivors are his wife, six sons, Merle, Delbert, Donald, Leo, John, and James; five daughters, Mrs. Viola Hickman, Mrs. Gladys Burnett, Mrs. Larinda Lich, Mrs. Geanetta Watson, and Miss Janet. Brothers are Arthur, Jesse, and Fern and sisters are Mrs. Claus Borchers, and Mrs. Sally James. Thre are twenty-five grandchildren.
Source: excerpts from Battle Creek Enterprise, Thur. Dec. 23, 1948, page 1.