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Ruth E. BarnesPassing: June 10, 2012


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday,Jun.13,2012, 3:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday,Jun.13,2012, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Talbott Cemetery

Wednesday,Jun.13,2012 Notes:Private Burial

MITCHELL Ruth E. Barnes, 95, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born March 19, 1917 in Bono Township, she was the daughter of Frank and Oma May (Mooney) McIntire. She married Verlin Barnes January 24, 1936, and he preceded her in death March 5, 1997.

She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1934 and was a homemaker. Ruth was a member of Mitchell First Christian Church, Dorcas Circle, Fleur de Lis, North Hills Eastern Star Chapter No. 526 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was a charter member of Spring Mill Homemakers.

Surviving: sons, Robert Wayne Barnes, Pittsburgh, PA
Kenneth Edward Barnes, Los Angeles, CA
7 grandchildren
12 great grandchildren

Her parents; husband; daughter, Barbara Ann Albosta; son, William Franklin Barnes; and brothers, Ralph and Ray McIntire preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Mike Collins officiating. A private burial will be in Talbott Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1:00-3:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Georgia Holsapple Reid | Worthington, IN
    Date: June 19, 2012
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers. God bless, Georgia Holsapple Reid Marian Holsapple Ruby Holsapple Toliver
  2. Guest: Joyce Mundy | Bedford, IN
    Date: June 12, 2012
    My sympathy to Ruth's family. She always brought a lot of joy to our Fleur de Lis Club. She had an especially good time at our May picnic meeting at Spring Mill. In my memory, Ruth will always be laughing. I was blessed to have known her. Joyce Mundy
  3. Guest: Terry Malcheski | Mitchell, IN
    Date: June 11, 2012
    I had the honor of knowing Mrs. Barnes. My sympathy to her family. My wonderful friend Bill Barnes invited me to dinner at the house a couple of times and I felt I had know Mrs. Barnes all my life. She was an exceptional woman. Bless you Mother Barnes for your kindness.