Elizabeth (Betty) Barnes
Elizabeth (Betty) Barnes, of Greenville, S.C., age 79, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at McLaren Homewood Village.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at Trinity Baptist Church, 4222 N. Elms Road, Flushing, Michigan with funeral services being held at 10 a.m. Monday, Pastor Leonard Saunders officiating. Burial services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery, Greenville, S.C.
Betty was born November 23, 1931 in Washington, D.C. the daughter of the late Perry and Elizabeth Rhodes. She was a Bob Jones University graduate and also had a PhD from the University of Maryland. Betty taught in the Prince George County school system for over 30 years. Betty was a wonderful artist, she taught Drama and brought Shakespere to Prince George County. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. 2nd Corinthians 5:8 …to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.
Surviving are husband, Harry M. Barnes, Sr. of Greenville, S.C.; children, Susan (Rex) Stairs of Illinois, Harry (Debbie) Barnes, Jr of Maryland, James Paul (Jennifer) Barnes of Flushing, Michigan; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Dusty Rhodes of Arlington, VA; sister, Sandra Paphides of Florida; brother-in-law, Bob Kelso of VA; and cousin, Franklin Lancaster of VA. Mrs. Barnes was preceded in death by daughter, Carrie Barnes and sister, Caroline Kelso.
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