Barbara M. Barnes, 70, of Wyoming, passed away at 4:03 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at Kewanee Hospital.Barbara was born October 8, 1942, the daughter of Dr. Edward and Rachel Gries Kenward. She married Francis Barnes August 29, 1964 in Delevan, IL. He survives. Surviving are one daughter, Dr. Debra Owens of Sullivan, IL; two grandchildren, Patrick and Elizabeth Owens; one sister, Virginia Huguet of Green Bay, WI, and one brother, Thomas Kenward of Bloomington, IL.
Barbara graduated from St. Francis School of Nursing in 1963. She was a member of the Stark County, Princeton, and Morton Quilt Clubs. She loved visiting Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole, WY. She enjoyed playing bridge, sewing, and creating beautiful keepsakes. Barbara was a lifelong member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, the Altar & Rosary Society and a dedicated teacher and former director of CCD classes at St. Dominic.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Wyoming. Father Vien Van Do will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m Monday at Wyoming Funeral Home with recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Dominic Cemetery, Wyoming.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Stark County Ambulance Service, Wyoming Fire Department, or St. Dominic Catholic Church.