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Shirley Margaret Cushing Barnes
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1925
Jackson County
Oregon, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 2011
Lane County
Oregon, USA

The Eugene Register-Guard
Lane County, Oregon
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Shirley Barnes

Shirley M. Barnes of Eugene died April 29 of age-related causes. She was 85. A private family memorial service is planned for later.

She was born July 9, 1925, in Ashland to Fred and Serafina "Ruth" Rightenour Cushing. She married Richard Barnes on Dec. 4, 1942, in Medford; he died Jan. 14, 1989.

She attended Ashland public schools and graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso. She taught art classes in middle school and was a lifelong artist.

Survivors include four daughters, Margaret Simpson of Corvallis, Crystal "Sylvia" Barnes and Elizabeth Barnes, both of Eugene, and Sunny Israelson of Juneau, Alaska; a son, Jeffrey Barnes of Veneta; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene. 
Family links: 
  Fred A Cushing (1892 - 1971)
  Ruth Cushing (1900 - 1970)
  Richard Lee Barnes (1919 - 1989)
Created by: Jan
Record added: May 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69173979


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