Barbara Lynn Barnes

June 1, 1936 - May 2, 2012

Barbara Lynn Barnes, age 75, of Mesquite, Texas, passed away May 2, 2012.  Barbara was born June 1, 1936, in Melissa, Texas, to Vernie Graves and Evalyn N. (Bass) Taylor.  She married Fred Barnes on June 6, 1953, in Melissa.  Barbara was an accountant.

She is survived by her husband, Fred Barnes of Mesquite, Texas; daughters, Mary Lawrence of Houston, Texas and Leslie Dulle and husband, Mark of Cincinnati, Ohio; and granddaughters, Katy Taylor, Mary Elizabeth, Madeline Louise, Grace Marie, and Emily Caroline.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Harold Taylor and Jackie Taylor.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas.  The family will receive friends during a visitation from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Saturday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen.

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Barbara was a wonderful and kind person. Always helpful to my Mom and generous with compliments. She was always interested in others. We feel blessed to have known her. We will really miss her. Gary and Dottie Dungan, May 5, 2012 My prayers go out to you and your family during the loss of your mother. May God bless you. Linda Veara (HIM), May 3, 2012 Mary - your mom is now resting in a beautiful place with God. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Carolyn Rice, May 3, 2012 Barbara was a sweet lady!! Thinking of all of you during this time. Love, Judy Sipe Browning and Family. Judy Browning, May 2, 2012