Ellen Oldham Barnes, 94, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022. She was born in Mountain Grove, Missouri on December 31, 1927 to the late John T. and Bertha E. Nettleton Oldham. She worked at GE in Owensboro for 19 years until she married Charles Tim Barnes in November, 1968. She then became a full-time helpmate with all the duties of a farmer’s wife.
Ellen was preceded in death by her husband of 14 years, Charles Tim Barnes; step-son, George A Barnes; step-son-in-law, Bruce King; great grandson, Jared Hamilton; sisters Lucile Plowman, Hazel Jackson, and Esther Oldham; and brothers Estill Oldham and Talbert Oldham.
She is survived by her step-daughter, Kittye King of Beaver Dam and her step-daughter-in-law, Johnnie Barnes of Huntsville, AL. Her granddaughters (which were all hers) include Liessell (Greg) Hamilton of Philpot; Kimberly (Matt) Quinn of Huntsville, AL; Shari Beth (Bryan) Daley of Lexington; and Kari (Dennis) Keith of Beaver Dam. Great grandchildren are Emily Hamilton, Caroline Quinn, Wesley Hamilton, Katherine Keith, Megan Quinn, Lauren Keith, Sophie Daley, Erin Keith, and Eli Mae Daley. Ellen is also survived by her sister, Marie Hofmeister and niece Linda (Ralph) Robinson of Parker, CO, along with other nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, gifts of sympathy can be made to Beaver Dam Baptist Church. Memorial envelopes will be available at the church.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Beaver Dam Baptist Church with Dr. Glenn Armstrong and Bro. John Cashion officiating. Visitation will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at Beaver Dam Baptist Church.
Bevil Bros. Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com