Roxie L. Barnes, 82 of Huntington passed away at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at her residence. She was a 1948 graduate of Huntington Township High School and a 1951 graduate of Ball Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse for many years at Huntington Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Beta Chi Chapter 1009 and was a member of the Huntington City Church of the Brethren.
Roxie was born on March 23, 1930 in Huntington County, a daughter of Everett and Ruth (Spath) Randol.
She was united in marriage to William Maurice Barnes on December 18, 1950 in Huntington. He preceded her in death on March 8, 1996.
Survivors include two sons: Tom (Jadean) Barnes of Huntington; Jim (June) Barnes of Huntington; a daughter: Maryjane Lee of Huntington; a stepbrother: Donald Spath of Florida; three grandsons: Keith Dolby, Chris Dolby, Jimmy Barnes; two granddaughters: Jennifer Harris, Amanda Sampson; two step grandsons: Blaine Harp, John Mihalec; two step granddaughters: Jessica Herbert, Jenni Carrell, four great grandchildren and ten step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother: Ralph Randol; a step brother: Bobby Spath; a step sister: Evelyn Rohrbaugh and a step grandson: Kenneth "Bobby" Harp.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with Beta Chi Chapter 1009 services at 6:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Huntington City Church of the Brethren, 306 E. Washington Street, Huntington with Pastor Valerie Friedell officiating.
Interment will be at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Memorials are to Huntington City Church of the Brethren in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.