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Phyllis Rives Barnes
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1954
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 2004
Valparaiso
Porter County
Indiana, USA

Phyllis (Rives) Barnes
Valparaiso, IN

Phyllis (Rives) Barnes, 50, of Valparaiso, IN and formerly of Pelahatchie, MS passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, September 16, 2004 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center, Valparaiso,IN after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Phyllis was born on June 20, 1954 in Jackson, Mississippi to Tom and Mildred (King) Rives.
She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and has lived in the Valparaiso area for the past 30 years. Phyllis worked the past seven years as a consultant for Kankakee Valley Work Force Development in Michigan City.
She is survived by her daughter, Shawn Lenore Barnes of Valparaiso, IN; father and step-mother Tom and Jessica Rives of Brandon, MS; three sisters, Carolyn (Johnny) Thornton of Pelahatchie, MS, Peggy (Jack) Hood of Valparaiso, IN and Flora Jo (John) Nicholson of Hernando, MS; brother, Tommy Rives of Brandon, MS; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her mother and Daniel Barnes.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, September 20, 2004 at 10:30 A.M. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, IN with Rev. Kent Patterson officiating. Visitation will be Sunday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rebuilding Together, formerly Christmas in April. angelcrestinc.com

Published in The Times from September 18 to September 20, 2004


 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Augustus Rives (1915 - 2006)
  Mildred King Rives (1916 - 1983)
 
Burial:
Graceland Memorial Park
Valparaiso
Porter County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 06, 2009
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Phyllis was in the 5th Grade the year I finished high school (PHS)
- Betty
 Added: Jan. 24, 2014
Her story and the circumstances around her death were featured in a "Dateline NBC" show in May, 2011
- Joe Walker
 Added: Jun. 26, 2011

- Joe Walker
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