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 Marjorie N. “Monk” <I>Bruton</I> Barnes

Marjorie N. “Monk” Bruton Barnes

Texas, USA
Death 1 Dec 2011 (aged 90)
Burial Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 93346638 · View Source
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Marjorie N. "Monk" Bruton Ayer Barnes, 90, died on Thursday, December 1, 2011 in Farmington, New Mexico.

She was born May 31, 1921, in Snyder, Texas, to Joseph Henderson Bruton and Sadie Irene (Meek) Bruton. Monk graduated from Abilene Texas High School and attended Hardin-Simmons University.

For many years she was a member of the Raspberry Ridge Ladies Golf Association and the Lynden Community Center. She attended the Lynden United Methodist Church.

Monk loved playing bridge, helping at church (especially feeding the Lions Club), helping at the senior center and working with the flowers in her yard. She loved visiting her family and was always up for a trip to sightsee.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Kivie Ayer in 1974 and C.A. "Doc" Barnes in 1996, her stepson, Tommie Barnes, and her son-in-law, Mike Lahman.

She is survived by her daughter, Janet Lynn (Don) Abbott, of Bloomfield, New Mexico; her daughter, Rita Lahman, of Lynden; a stepson, C.A. "Butch" Barnes, of Oregon; two grandsons and five great-grandchildren, all of Kansas.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, January 6, 2012, at the Everson building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 503 Everson Road, Everson, Washington. A private burial for the family will be held at Greenacres Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover, Lynden, WA 98264.

Published in Bellingham Herald on December 11, 2011

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie N. “Monk” Bruton Barnes (31 May 1921–1 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93346638, citing Greenacres Memorial Park, Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46936813) .