Born: October 31, 1930
Died: July 13, 2012
Anita Barnes passed away on July 13, 2012 peacefully at home in Cottonwood. She was born Anita Gertrude Hale in Glen Rose, Texas on December 31, 1930. She married Glenn Barnes June 29, 1948 who preceded her in death in 1987. She leaves her four children Henry (Dede) Cottonwood, Rodney (Jan) Cedarville, Roger (Sally) Loveland, CO, and Brenda (Kerry)Boak, Roseburg, OR, one sister (Juanita "Babe" Carter) 10 grand children, 9 great grand children, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Anita was a resident of Glen Rose, TX from birth to 1939. Her family moved to Anderson, CA from 1939 to 1948. After marrying Glenn Barnes, the newly married couple moved to a ranch in Covelo, CA from 1948 to 1964. In 1964, Glenn and Anita moved to a ranch in Cedarville, California with their four children. Her son, Rodney Barnes and his family, still live in Cedarville. In 1974, Glenn and Anita moved to Cottonwood, CA. After Glenn's passing in 1987, Anita remained a Cottonwood resident until her passing.
Anita is best remembered for her loving kindness to everyone she met. She was always supportive to every family member and loved everyone deeply. Some of her greatest joy came from family gatherings. She will be greatly missed by all.
A celebration of Anita's life will be held in early September in Cottonwood.
Arrangements handled through Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel in Anderson (365-5466).