Jody Lynne Barnes St. Johns Jody Lynne Barnes, age 44, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI. Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes St. Johns, MI on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Russ McCoy officiating. Burial will take place at Duplain Township Cemetery St. Johns, MI. Visitation will be prior to the service on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m..-1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Jody was born in St. Johns, MI on January 13, 1969, the daughter of Larry E. and Joyce A. (Mrazek) Barnes. She graduated from St. Johns High School with the class of 1987. Jody worked in insurance until her health didn't allow her to continue. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially, Parker, Mya, and Dru, her friends, and anything MSU. Jody liked to be a volunteer, to read, listen to music and order Chinese food. She was a former member of the Lioness Club, the Jaycees and the Burns Grange. Jody was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Johns, MI She is survived by her mother Joyce Barnes of Owosso, MI, father Larry Barnes of Republic, MI, sister Amy Robertson of St. Johns, MI, nephews; Louis Barnes of Lansing, MI, Parker Robertson of St. Johns, MI, Dru Robertson of St. Johns, MI, niece Mya Robertson of St. Johns, MI, godparents Dean and Carrie Hartenburg of St. Johns, MI, aunts and uncles; Shirley and Gary VanVleet of Higgins Lake, MI, Jim and Julie Mrazek of St. Johns, MI, Donna O'Brien of Lansing, MI, Ginny and Dan Reynolds of Russell, Kansas, and Denise Wilson of St. Johns, MI, other relatives and many, many friends. Jody was preceded in death by her grandparents; Louis and Edna Mrazek and Earl and Rhea Barnes, her stepfather Larry Keesler, cousin Devon Mrazek, uncles; Roy Wilson and Harry Fisher and her beloved pets Billy and Curwood. Memorials may be made to the charity of the family's choice. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com
The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes St. Johns, Michigan.