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Mae Barnes

Mae Barnes, 95, a long time Columbia resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Andover, Kan.

She was born in Clarksville, Iowa, on Dec. 14, 1916, to Roy and Laura Louise (Conn) Doty.

On Jan. 16, 1943, she married John T. Barnes Jr. in Little Rock, Ark.

She is survived by her husband, John T. Barnes Jr.; two sons, John T. "Jay" Barnes III and his wife, Shirley, of Wichita, Kan., and Robert Gene "Bob" Barnes and his wife, Susan, of Fair Grove, Mo.; two grandchildren, Jason Lee Barnes and his wife, Rachel, of Springfield, Mo., and Shanyn Mae Barton and her husband, Travis, of Fair Grove, Mo.; and two great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Kaylin Barton of Fair Grove, Mo.

Mae was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home at 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services will be held on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Due to the expected cold weather, a Committal ceremony in lieu of graveside services will be held immediately following funeral services in the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorial donations in Mrs. Barnes' name are encouraged by the family for the charity of one's choosing.

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