Marie was a member of Grace Church, Fairview Heights, IL. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Bob” Barnes; a grandson, Justin Erickson; her parents, Fred and Grace, nee Howell, Matchett; two sisters, Judy Donley and Helen (Tom) Gill; and her stepfather, Larry Price.
Surviving are her husband of nearly 63 years, Eugene C. Barnes, whom she married on June 8, 1957;
two daughters, Pamela (Lee) Erickson of Waterloo, IL,
and Jacqueline “Jackie” (Lloyd) Marshall of Alton, IL;
five grandchildren, Courtney (Gregory) Venker, Jamie Barnes, Brian (Samara) Smith,
Andrea (Steven) Boomer, and Amanda Wagenblast;
two brothers, Ramon (Trudy) Matchett and Larry (Jean) Price, both of Freeburg, IL;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Grace Church, Fairview Heights, IL, or to BJC Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 2020, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, February 24, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, February 24, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, with Pastor Hal Santos officiating.
Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.