The Milburn Library has the Milburn Item online for this period. I checked January 15 and January 22 and did not find an obit for Barbara.
If you are not aware of this source, here is the link.http://search.ancestry.com/browse/view.aspx?dbid=6776&ii...
The newspapers they do have are indexed and you can search them from that link. You may find other stories about your family by using this source. Lots of "social" items.