Louise Pace Barnes, 95, of the Green Hill Community in Drew County, passed away on September 30, 2016 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
She was born December 16, 1920 in Drew County to the late Lonnie Pace and Susie Wigley Pace.
She was the widow of Edward A. Barnes, retired from Burlington Industries with 42 years of service, a farmer and was a member of Green Hill Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by five brothers, Woodrow Pace, Herman Pace, Homer Pace, Edward “Bo” Pace and Rastus Pace. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed singing. She, along with her sisters, May and Fay sang at hundreds of funeral over the years.
Survivors include her son, Eddie Barnes and wife Alison; one grandson, Kirk Barnes; one granddaughter, Brittainy Caldwell and husband Will; two great grandchildren, Sadye and Bill Caldwell; three sisters, May Hobbs, Fay Wiggam and husband Don all of the Green Hill community; Cleora Crook of Monticello; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on October 3 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Octoer 2 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.