Genevieve (Barnes) Lynn(1936 - 2014)

Genevieve "Johnnie" Barnes Smith Lynn, 77 of Madison, Ind., died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at The King's Daughters' Hospital, Madison. She was born March 23, 1936 in Louisville to Clyde and Katherine Branham Barnes.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin D. Lynn of Madison; a daughter, Debbie Kay Estes Sizemore of Madison; two granddaughters, a great-granddaughter; a sister, Evelyn Griffin of Mt. Washington, Ind.; 2 step-daughters, Lorie Lynn of Mesa, AZ, and Diane Britt of Manchester, Maine; 2 step-sons, Ronnie Lynn of Phoenix, Arizona, Robert Lynn of Madison Heights, Mich.; 8 step-grandchildren; 1 step-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Katherine Branham Barnes, her first husband, Donald Lee Smith, her grandson, Specialist Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Menke; her grandson, Shane Pearson; her brothers, Charles Thomas Barnes, Anthony Barnes and Robert Barnes; her sisters, Ella May Lewis and Neila Pearl Tindall, and her step-son, Roger Lynn.
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 17, at the North United Methodist Church, in Madison, Ind., with burial in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, in Madison.
The family requests memorials in memory of Johnnie be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter, contribution cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre
325 Demaree Drive Madison, IN 47250
(812) 265-5577
Published in The Trimble Banner from Jan. 23 to Jan. 30, 2014