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Frances Lovelace Barnwell
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1938
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2009
Marion
McDowell County
North Carolina, USA





Frances Lovelace Barnwell


October 18, 1938 - November 2, 2009



Mrs. Frances Lovelace Barnwell, age 71, of the Pleasant Gardens community, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital.

Frances was born in Burke County on October 18, 1938 to the late Bonnie Lovelace and Minnie Buff Lovelace.

A member of Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church, she served as WMU Director, as a Sunday School teacher, and was very active in fund raising for the many mission projects of her church. She also taught at Glenwood Elementary School for more than 30 years and was a contributing sports writer to The McDowell News in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Her husband, Clyde A. Barnwell, Jr., and sisters Minnie Poteat and Joy Propst preceded her in death.

Survivors include two children, Dottie Barnwell Lunsford and husband Willie of Nebo and Alex Barnwell and wife Laura of Knoxville, TN; three brothers, George, Lou and Donald Lovelace; a sister, Edith Dale; seven grandchildren and one great grandson.

A funeral will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church with Revs. Jerry Allen and Johnny Tiller and Mr. Lou Lovelace officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 7:00 p.m., prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in the church cemetery on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with graveside services conducted by Rev. Donald Lovelace. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Clyde A Barnwell (1937 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church Cemetery
Marion
McDowell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Autumn
Record added: Nov 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43889458
Frances <i>Lovelace</i> Barnwell
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