|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1876|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1977|
Bedford Times-Press (Bedford, Iowa)
Thursday Aug 25, 1977 p. 6
Centenarian Dies Here August 17
Funeral services for Mrs. Henry (Nora) Barnes, 100, of Athelstan, Ia., were held August 22 in Shum-Novinger Funeral Home with Rev. Carter Smith officiating. Mrs. Barnes died August 17, 1977 in Thogmartin Care and Keep Apartments in Bedford. Interment was at Platteville Cemetery, Taylor County, Ia.
Nora Barnes, daughter of George W. King and Alice Gray, was born in Athelstan on October 19, 1876.
Nora lived in Athelstan and grew to maturity in Bedford where she attended the public schools and the Baptist Church.
She was united in marriage to Henry Barnes and they lived in Athelstan. To this union there was one son born, Vane H., [who] was born on March 9, 1902 and died on March 15, 1968.
Nora worked for the Cash King Grocery Store for a number of years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter-in-law, Hilda Barnes, of Cedar Rapids; a granddaughter, Deloris, two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was a kind and considerate person who loved all those whom she met.
During her later years she lived with Mrs. Zola Freemyer before moving to the Thogmartin home.
George Washington King (1848 - 1940)
Alice Gray King (1857 - 1905)
Mary Osel King Hayes (1873 - 1961)*
Nora I. King Barnes (1876 - 1977)
Claude Roland King (1879 - 1968)*
Maude Mabel King Reed (1886 - 1969)*
Created by: Julia Johnson
Record added: Oct 11, 2012
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