|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1883|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 1955|
Nellie was a daughter of Charles W. Greenfield and Francis Ellen Harmon who are buried in nearby Star Cemetery located in Harvey County, Kansas. See link below.
Nellie was married to Elza D. Barnes on August 31, 1902 in Patterson, Harvey County, Kansas. They had children Ethel Barnes, Nellie I. Barnes, Clarence R. Barnes and Maybelle Barnes.
From the Burrton Graphic, dated April 3, 1908;
"Mrs. E. D. Barnes invited several of her neighbors to a carpet rag sewing at which they sewed fifteen pounds of rags."
From the Wichita Eagle dated June 23, 1955;
"Mrs. Nellie Barnes Funeral Arranged - Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Hope Federated Church for Mrs. Nellie Rose Barnes, 72, mother of Clarence R. Barnes, 834 Volutsia.
The Rev. Harold Mallett of Hutchinson will officiate.
Mrs. Barnes died Wednesday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. W. E. Knechtel, Hutchinson, following a cerebral hemorrhage Sunday. She had made her home with Mrs. Knechtel since the death of her husband, Elza D. Barnes, in 1947.
Mr. and Mrs. Barnes resided in the Mt. Hope community until the time of his death.
Mrs. Barnes was a member of the Patterson, Kan. Baptist Church. She was born April 26, 1883.
In addition to the son in Wichita and Mrs. Knechtel, surviving are two other daughters, Mrs. Ethel Carter, Washington, D. C., and Mrs. Nellie Stecher, Hutchinson; two sisters, Mrs. Opal Phillips and Mrs. Alice Jones, both of Mount Hope; two brothers, Clarence Greenfield, 436 Riverview, and T. E. Greenfield, Denver, Colo.; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Wulf Mortuary of Mount Hope is in charge."
Charles W. Greenfield (1843 - 1900)
Francis Ellen Harmon Greenfield (1853 - 1919)
Elza Dickerson Barnes (1877 - 1942)*
Nellie Inez Barnes Stecher (1908 - 1961)*
Clarence R. Barnes (1909 - 1986)*
Maybelle Estelle Barnes Knechtel (1910 - 1986)*
Clarence Greenfield (1879 - 1958)*
Nellie Rose Greenfield Barnes (1883 - 1955)
Thomas E. Greenfield (1886 - 1964)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Plot: sec. c, row 3
Created by: Larry E. Barnes
Record added: Oct 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16329607