Barringer, Marjorie “Margie” DeLette

Class of 1918
Classical Course
Graduate essay: “Cotton”

Birth: 3 Apr 1899, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Death: 26 May 1943, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

William Adolphus Barringer (1870-1940)
Grace Myrtle Thomason Barringer (1877-1968)

Fred Grady Goodman (1891 – 1957)

Eugene Grady Goodman (1924 – 1992)
William Dale “Billy” Goodman (1926-1984)
James Carroll Goodman (1936-2001)

Emmett Thomason Barringer (1900-1974)
Margaret Kathryn Barringer Foil (1905-1934)
Emma Grace Barringer (1907-1908)
Hilbert William Barringer (1909-1946)
Claudia Virginia Barringer Glover (1912-2014)
Leonard Franklin Barringer (1914-1981)
Alice Imogene Barringer (1915-2008)
Janie Barringer Straughn (1919-1945)

Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery
Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA

Source:, # 26512752.

Marjorie’s son, William Dale “Billy” Goodman, played Textile League baseball in Concord before signing with the Atlanta Crackers of the Southern Association in 1944 at just eighteen years old. He went on to be an All-Star player primarily with the Boston Red Sox and later the Chicago White Sox. One of his claims to fame is that he was one of the featured players in a Norman Rockwell painting titled “The Rookie” for a Saturday Evening Post cover.


The Concord Daily Tribune, 30 Aug 1923, p. 3

Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barringer
announce the marriage of their daughter
Mr. Fred G. Goodman
on Wednesday the twenty-ninth
of August
nineteen hundred and twenty-three
Mt. Pleasant, N. C.
At Home
After September 6th
Concord, N. C., R. 2

A wedding which came as a complete surprise to the many friends of the young couple was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barringer on yesterday evening at 7:45, when Miss Margie Barringer became the bride of Mr. Fred Goodman. Rev. C. A. Linn, pastor of the bride, performing the impressive ring ceremony. The wedding music was given by Miss Helen Seaford of Mt. Pleasant.

The bride was attired in a handsome gown of blue poiret twill with accessories to match.

Mrs. Goodman is the attractive and accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barringer, of Mt. Pleasant. She is a graduate of Mont Amoena Seminary and since attending school at N. C. C. W. [North Carolina College for Women – UNC Greensboro] has taught, the past year being a popular member of the faculty of the Troy High school.

Mr. Goodman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Goodman, of near concord. After graduating High School he attended A. & E. College and has since been engaged in dairy business with his father in the firm of C. J. Goodman and Sons. He is a popular athlete and for several years was a member of the Y. M. C. A. basketball team of Concord.

Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Goodman left for a motor trip through Western North Carolina. On their return they will make their home three miles from Concord on the Kannapolis road.


Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 27 May 1943, p. 2.

CONCORD, May 26. – As the result of complications following an operation she underwent three weeks ago, Mrs. Margie Barringer Goodman, 44, died at 11:25 a.m. today at Cabarrus hospital.

Funeral will be held Friday at Mt. Olivet Methodist church, of which Mrs. Goodman was a member. Burial will be made in the church cemetery. Born in Mt. Pleasant, April 3, 1899, Mrs. Goodman was a daughter of Mrs. Grace Thomason Barringer and the late W. A. Barringer. She was married August 29, 1923 to Fred G. Goodman. She was an active community leader, especially the Woman’s Home Demonstration club in Cabarrus county.