WASHINGTON - Patricia A. Barnes, 69, of Washington, Ill., passed away at 10:40 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2012, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born Oct. 7, 1942, in Cisne, Ill., to R. Ivan Jones and E. Margaret (Cooper) Jones White. She married Larry Edward Barnes on Aug. 31, 1963, in Cisne, Ill. He passed away on Nov. 27, 1998.
Surviving are her children, LaMarr (Maria) Barnes of Mound, Minn., Julia Neal of Bowling Green, Ky., and Kathryn (Francisco) Huerta of El Paso, Texas; as well as grandchildren, Jonathan (Ashley) Barnes, Jacob Neal and Lara and Nate Barnes; and great-grandchildren, Ethan and Kaleb Barnes. She is also survived by her mother of Fairfield, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her father and her sister, Shirley Croyl.
Patricia was a postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in Peoria and retired in 2006.
Visitation for Patricia will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, 2012, at Mason White Funeral Home in Washington. Funeral services will then be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne, Ill., with church clergy officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will in Gunion Cemetery in Cisne.
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