Mrs. Beryl Barnes, of Shelby Center entered into rest peacefully on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at her home at the age of 88.
Born December 2, 1930 at her family home in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred H. and Nellie (Warren) Youd. She met Edward A. Barnes in England while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force. They were married in England on May 30, 1953. In 1955 the couple came to the United States and raised a family of five children.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, her family was her life. She maintained close contact with her family in England. Mrs. Barnes was a vivid story teller and often recalled her experiences as a child during the bombing of Liverpool in the Second World War. She loved singing to her family. Mrs. Barnes was an avid card player, enjoyed board games, tending to her garden and loved animals, especially her cats, Monty and Johnny.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edward, on April 2, 1995; sisters, Joan Faulkner, Mona Faulkner and Doreen Hosker; and her brother, Wilfred H. Youd in 2002.
Survivors include her children, Edwina Barnes Hart, Arthur W. Barnes, Wilfred H. (Linda) Barnes, Deborah L. Barnes and Darrel J. Barnes; fourteen grandchildren; several great and great-great-grandchildren; also several nieces, nephews and friends.
Friends may call on Friday, Nov. 8th from 4-7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 West Center St., Medina, where her funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, West Shelby.
Memorials donations in Mrs. Barnes’ memory may be made to PAWS, P.O. Box 244, Albion, NY 14411.