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

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

Spouse:
Fred Grady Goodman (1891 – 1957)

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

Siblings:
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)

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

Source: www.findagrave.com, # 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.

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

MRS. MARGIE B. GOODMAN
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.

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