Barrier, Mary Ella

Mary Ella Barrier and Verna Mae Hahn on graduation day, 22 May 1927. They are wearing light green silk dresses.














Class of 1927

Birth: 6 Jul 1905, Cabarrus County, North Carolina*
Death: 1 Mar 1983, North Carolina

Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery
Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Robert Lee Barrier (1884-1931)
Emma Cline barrier ((1884-1962)

Luther Benjamin Barrier (1907-1988)
Zeb Alonzo Barrier (1909-1984)
Carl Wilson Barrier (1911-1983)
Edgar James Barrier (1914-1996)

Marshall Aldridge Pruitt (1915-1990)
Married: 19 Jul 1940

Source:, #67664597.
* A delayed birth certificate lists her birth date as 6 Jul 1906,


The Concord Times, October 27, 1927, p. 2.

154 Teachers in County Schools for 1927-1928
Fink, Mt. Pleasant, N. C., Miss Josephine Barnhardt and Miss Mary Ella Barrier.


Greensboro Daily News, July 28, 1940, p. 8C

CONCORD, July 27. – Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Mary Ella Barrier and Marshall Pruitt in Salisbury July 19. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. R. L. Barrier and the late Mr. Barrier and was educated at Catawba college. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Plato Pruitt, of Salisbury and is employed by the Kannapolis bakery.