Lauretta Joyce Barnes 76, Saint Joseph, MO

Published 03/25 2014 09:51AM

Updated 03/25 2014 09:53AM

Lauretta Joyce Barnes 76, of Saint Joseph, Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 in a Saint Joseph, MO health care center.

She was born June 3, 1937 in Chillicothe, MO, daughter of Lucy and John Provolt.

She married Archie May 18, 1954 and he survives of the home.

She was a Homemaker, who enjoyed collecting bells, and crocheting. She was a member of Pentecostal faith.

Lauretta was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Timothy Barnes, a daughter, Melody Marie Barnes, a brother, John Provolt Jr., four sisters Gladys Adkins, Mary Provolt, Frances McCullum, and Eleanor Provolt.

Survivors include, husband, Archie Barnes of the home a daughter, Holly Barnes and Fiance Jeremy Hayes of St. Joseph, MO, grandson, Dalton Barnes, granddaughter, Neveah Barnes, three sisters, Rhoda Tirrell, Mildred Quinn, and Marian McCullum, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 am, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rev. Luke R. Green 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 Armstrong Cemetery.

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