Grace L. Barnes

Grace L. Barnes, 95, of Industry died at 12:07 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.

She was born Sept. 3, 1908, in Tennessee, a daughter of George K. and Ida Bell Whelchel Badger. She married Leland R. Barnes on Sept. 23, 1926. He died March 31, 1980.

She was also preceded in death by three sons, one daughter, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Surviving are three sons, A. Raymond Barnes of Macomb, Charles Barnes of Ipava and James Barnes of Industry; six daughters, Opal Morstad of Mesquite, Nev., Donna Priesner of New Richmond, Ind., Carole Juneman of Bushnell, Mary Johnson of Milan, Patsy Miller of Fremont, Calif., and Anita Utigard of Fremont, Calif.; 39 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

She retired from McDonough District Hospital housekeeping department in 1976.

Services were held Sunday at Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home in Macomb with Pastor Gerald G. VanTine officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/12/2003

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