Pfc Sam S. Barbee of Monroe, was killed in action in Germany on March 18 while serving with the Infantry of the Ninth Army under General Simpson.

A graduate of Benton Heights High School in Monroe, Private Barbee entered the Army July 20, 1944 and was stationed at Fort McClellan, Ala. He left for overseas duty from Fort Meade, Md. He has been overseas more than two months when he was killed.

Surviving Private Barbee besides his sister here are his wife, the former Miss Frances LaVaughn Griffin of Route 1, Monroe; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.O. Barbee of Route 3, Monroe; two sisters, Mrs Henry Baucom and Mrs. R.C. Funderburk, Jr. of Monroe, and four brothers, Norman Barbee of Monroe, Marvin Barbee of Hamlet, Eugene Barbee of the home, and Dan Barbee of the Navy who has been home on furlough and will return to camp today.




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