Olive T. Barnes, 97, of Dinwiddie, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at the Dinwiddie Health & Rehabilitation Care Center.
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She was born Oct. 12, 1916, to the late James A. and Annie James Callis Thompson, and was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Y. Barnes; two sisters, Ruth Wells, Laura Love; and a brother, Robert "Doc" Thompson. Ms. Barnes was a member of Crawford United Methodist Church in Dinwiddie.
She is survived by her daughter, Anne Shell and husband, Bruce, of Dinwiddie; two grandsons, Colton Shell and wife, Stacey, of Dinwiddie, Doug Stell and wife, Mindy, of Dinwiddie; three great-granddaughters, Michaela Ann Shell, Maggie D. Stell and Madison J. Shell, all of Dinwiddie; two sisters, Eunice Brockwell and husband, John, of Colonial Heights, Ann Thompson of Hampton; sister-in-law, Irene C. Barnes of Colonial Heights; and her extended family at the Dinwiddie Health Care, where she has been a resident for the past five years, and her special care giver, Nancy Jones of DeWitt.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery, 18591 Concord-Sappony Road, Stony Creek, Va., with the Rev. Thomas F. Lester officiating. The family will receive friends at the family residence Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Ms. Barnes' remains rest at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery, 18591 Concord-Sappony Road, Stony Creek, VA 23882, or to Crawford United Methodist Church P.O. Box 328, Dinwiddie, VA 23841. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 10, 2014