Florence Barnes


Florence Marie Barnes, 69, of Nashville, died at 2:39 p.m. February 20, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.

Florence was born December 14, 1947, in Brown County, the daughter of Walter Joseph and Mary Ellen Deckard Bond. She married Miles Ray Barnes September 11, 1971.

She was a member of Garden City Church of Christ, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the ladies aid, and also had been church secretary at Nashville Christian Church for 19 years.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017, at Garden City Church of Christ with the Rev. Brian Gilroy and Pastor Virgil Clotfelter officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service Friday. Burial will be at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Brown County.

Arrangements were made by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Garden City Church of Christ or Clarity Center through the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband; son, Daniel (Rachel) Barnes of Morgantown; brothers, Joseph (Marilyn) Bond of Kurtz, Indiana, and David (Lucille) Bond and James (Linda) Bond, both of Nashville; sisters, Phyllis Bond and Mary Faith (Jerry) Floyd, both of Nashville; and grandchildren, Mason, Carson and Judson Barnes.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, William Bond.

You are invited to view her video tribute, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.