Mildred I. Barnes, 92

March 17, 2009

MARCH 30, 1916-MARCH 14, 2009

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mildred I. Barnes, 92, of Buchanan Trail West, died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born March 30, 1916, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Luther Guy and Ethel Mentzer Bain.

She was employed by the former U-Wanna-Wash Frock Co. in Fort Loudon, Pa., for more than 20 years.

She was a member of Charlestown United Methodist Church in Cove Gap, Pa.

Her husband of 72 years, Theodore L. "Bud" Barnes, died in 2006.

She is survived by two sons, Charles L. Barnes of Waynesboro, Pa., and Robert G. Barnes of Mercersburg; two sisters, Madaline Hampton of Mercersburg and Hilda Merchant of Fort Littleton, Pa.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Letha Overcash; and one brother, Guy Bain.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg. The Revs. Terry J. Brosius and Roy E. Brake Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.


A viewing will be one hour prior to the services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Charlestown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 105, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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