2009-03-19 / Obituaries

Mildred I. Barnes

Mercersburg, 92

Mildred I. Barnes, 92, Mercersburg, died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg.

Born March 30, 1916, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Luther Guy and Ethel Mentzer Bain.

She was employed by the former U-Wanna-Wash Frock Co. in Fort Loudon, Pa., for more than 20 years.

She was a member of Charlestown United Methodist Church in Cove Gap.

Her husband of 72 years, theodore L. "Bud" Barnes, died in 2006.

She is survived by two sons: Charles L. Barnes, Waynesboro, and Robert G. Barnes, Mercersburg; two sisters: Madaline Hampton, Mercersburg, and Hilda Merchant, Fort Littleton; two grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; and three greatgreat grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Letha Overcash; and a brother, Guy Bain.

Services were held Wednesday, March 18, at 2:00 p.m., at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg. Revs. Terry J. Brosius and Roy E. Brake Sr. officiated. Burial was made in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Charlestown United Methodist Church, PO Box 105, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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