Betty L. Barnes

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Betty L. Barnes, 86, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at her residence in Lewisburg, TN. She was born in Grafton, WV on November 9, 1931, to the late Calvin and Jennie Layman Lake. Betty spent her working years in the nursing profession. She loved her grandchildren, baseball, birds and flowers.

Betty was preceded in death, along with her parents, by four brothers and a sister. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Clarence B. (Brax) Barnes; children, Bill (Angie) Barnes, Bob Barnes, Brenda (Roger) Scruggs, Alice White, a sister, Patricia Wing all of Lewisburg, TN; six grandchildren, Ashley (Michael) Welgan, Tampa, FL, Roger (Rachelle) Scruggs, Jr., Nashville, TN, Ben (Ashlee) Barnes, Murfreesboro, TN, Brad Barnes, Spring Hill, TN, Brent (Jorden) Barnes, Lewisburg, TN, Knox Barnes, Lewisburg, TN, and seven great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Visitation was held in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marshall County Tiger Baseball Association, MCHS, c/o Carol Spence, 661 West Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with their arrangements.