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Barney, Edith ( 2/3/1929 - 3/23/2010)

By North Port Sun

Edith L. "Little Red" Barney, 87, of North Port, Fla., passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010. She was born Feb. 3, 1923 in Bridgeport, Conn.

Red retired as a Laboratory technician after 36 years of service with Raybestos Co. in Stratford, Conn. She moved to North Port in 1985 from Bridgeport. Red excelled in many sports, baseball, golf, bowling, etc. and she held many trophies. Red played baseball in the All American Girl's Professional Baseball League. Her team was the Grand Rapids Chicks. She was a member of Nu Pi Alpha Sorority in North Port and St. Paul's Presbyterian Church.

A Memorial Service [was] held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 2010 at St Paul's Presbyterian Church, 5550 Sumter Blvd., North Port, FL 34287.

Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte, Fla.

Contributed by: Merrie Fidler
Submitted on: 04/04/2013
Copyright: North Port Sun, March 28, 2010

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