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Foos & Foos Funeral Service
151 Yorkshire Place
Bellevue, OH 44811
Phone: 419.483.5484
Fax: 419.483.3061

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Martha "Kathy" Kathleen Barnes, 84, of Bellevue passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at Countryside Continuing Care, Fremont.

She was born March 8, 1931 in Flatwoods, Kentucky the daughter of George H. and May (Smith) Rice.

Martha married Vern A. Barnes on February 5, 1955 in Angola, Indiana. He preceded her in death in 2007. She was a member of the Fremont Baptist Temple and former member of the Grandmothers Club of Clyde Rosettes, and the Tiffin Quilting Club.

She is survived by her two sons, Vern A. Barnes of Platisburg, NY, Lynn S. (Mary Lou) Barnes of Tiffin; A daughter, Yvonne (Jeff) LaGrou of Clyde; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Reba (Bill) Short, Lucille Greene, Valda Mayo, Emily (Jim) Lewis, all of Flatwoods, KY, Louella (Jim) Adkins of Columbus, OH and Joyce (Glenn) Crisp of Flatwoods, KY.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a daughter in law, Carla Barnes; grandson, Max Barnes, step great grandson Chase LaGrou, and brother in law, Vernon Greene.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. Additional visiting hours will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Fremont Baptist Temple, 1150 S. County Road 198, Fremont, Ohio 43420 until a funeral service officiated by Rev. Gary Click begins at 11 a.m. Private burial will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde.

Memorials can be made to Fremont Baptist Temple.

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