She was born June 15, 1928 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of Goldie and Theodore "Ted" Blanton.
She married Bill Barnes on June 15, 1961 and they shared 52 years of marriage together.
She retired from Meade Products after 38 years of service. She enjoyed being a loving mother & wife, and was a member of the Carnegie Baptist Church.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Kenneth L. Barton, and Larry Noble, and a sister, Beverly Leonardo.
Survivors include, husband, William "Bill" Junior Barnes of the home, a son, Douglas Barnes and (Darcey) of St. Joseph, MO, daugthers Cindy Williams of St. Joseph, MO, and Julie Adams of Fargo, ND, grandchildren; Emily & Brandon Barnes, and Cassie, Chris & Sarah and a great grandchild Kaylor Gray and two sisters, Patricia (TJ) Weaks of Platte City, MO, and Connie F. Brooks of Savannah, MO.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rev. Albert Shirley officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Mount Auburn Cemetery . Memorials are requested to the Hands of Hope Hospice.
Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
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