Lois Grimes Barnes

April 12, 1931 ~ February 5, 2019 (age 87)

Lois Grimes Barnes passed away February 5, 2019 in Campbell, Texas. She was born April 12, 1931 in Ryan, Oklahoma to Bill Ray and Nora (Webster) Grimes. She was 87 years of age. 

Lois was preceded in death by her parents; son, Tommy Barnes; husband, Thomas Barnes, Sr.; daughter, Nora Faye; sisters, Lillie, Dora Mae, and Rachel; and brothers, Clois and Ray.

She leaves behind a wonderful family to cherish her memory_ two devoted daughters, Virginia Gail Marsh and husband Gene and Barbara Jean Chambless and husband Russell; grandchildren, Tim and Amy Barnes, Wendy and Lance Wooldridge, Sandra and Frankie Mothersell, Jimmie and Sally Kenyon, Gene and Debbie Marsh, Shawn and Tabitha Marsh, Kimberly Marsh, Michael and Michelle Lance, Jennifer and Jeff Gateley, and Kelley and Tereance Govan; an amazing 37 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; brother, Buck Grimes; sister, Betty Murphy; and many other extended family and dear friends. 

Affectionately known as "Nonnie", Lois will be remembered for her unconditional love, undenying faith, and incredible strength.

Services for Lois will take place Monday, February 11, 2019 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. The family will begin receiving friends at 1:00 pm for a time of visitation and a viewing. The service will follow at 2:00 pm. Following the service, there will be a short procession to Laurel Oaks Memorial Park for a brief committal service in the Garden of Mt. Emblem. Tim Barnes, Dakota Carson, Josh Carson, Jimmie Kenyon, Gene Marsh, Jr., and Frankie Mothersell will serve as pallbearers. Jeff Gateley, Tereance Govan, Shawn Marsh, and Lance Wooldridge will be honorary pallbearers. 

Please join the family in wearing red in honor of Lois as red was her favorite color.

Laurel Oaks Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements and is located at 12649 Lake June Road, Mesquite, Texas 75180.  Please call 972-288-4669 for more information. 


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