Sandra Ellen Barnes, 64, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 2:22 a.m. on Friday, November 4, 2011 in Granite City. She was born August 4, 1947 in Charleston, Missouri, a daughter of the late Kit and Mildred (Medlock) Jones. She married Clyde V. “Barney” Barnes and he preceded her in death on December 25, 1988.
She will be remembered for the special times spent with her grandchildren and the love of her family and friends. She is survived by one daughter, Sheila (Harold) Morrison of Granite City; two grandchildren, Amanda and Steve Pilger; two great grandchildren, Ryan and Cynthia; three sisters, Mary Louise Cann, Betty Sue Brewer and Marjorie Knisley, all of Granite City; many nieces; nephews; cousins and other extended family and friends. In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon with Reverend Curt Wolfe officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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