LEONORA BARNES Leonora (Nora) Barnes, age 65, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014 after an extended illness. Nora was born in Augsburg, Germany on November 19, 1948. She came to the United States with her adoptive father and mother in 1957 and settled in Shelley, Idaho. She married George P, Barnes on January 1, 1972. They moved to Wilmington, NC in 1976 where they resided for 24 years. Nora earned an Associates Degree in Nursing from UNCW in 1982 and worked for the New Hanover Regional Medical Center for 20 years. Between 1999 and 2010 Nora was active in many volunteer organizations. These included the Morris Illinois Library, The Kennett Square Pa. food pantry, the Easton, Pa Animal Center, and St. Mary's Clinic in Wilmington. She gave much of herself to helping others and expected nothing in return. She and her husband retired to Wilmington in October 2010. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, George P. Barnes, son, Alexander Barnes, Stepfather Bert Robinett, and three stepbrothers, Robert Robinett, Dan Robinett, and Bruce Robinett. Memorial donations may be made to
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on May 29, 2014