Barthena Barnes valued family, knitting for nearly a century

Thursday, September 12, 2013 | 9:45 p.m. CDT; updated 6:32 a.m. CDT, Friday, September 13, 2013

COLUMBIA — This past spring, the last time Margaret Paul, 91, saw her big sister Barthena Barnes, the 99-year-old was doing one of the things she loved best.