Elizabeth Ann (Irwin) Barnes

Published 6:01 pm Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Elizabeth Ann (Irwin) Barnes

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann (Irwin) Barnes, of LaGrange, Georgia, formerly of Saltillo, Mississippi, died July 24, 2020 in Hospice at Florence Hand Nursing Home of LaGrange, Georgia. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Ann (Barnes) Ogle and her husband, Randy of LaGrange, Georgia, one brother, William Love Irwin and his wife Magdalen, of Saltillo, Mississippi, one sister, Sarah Francis (Irwin) Harris of Mooreville, Mississippi; six grand- daughters and one grandson and nine great grand-children: Laura Solomon, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mary Carter and her husband, Adam, of Fort Drum, New York; Laura Ogle of Mobile, Alabama, Maggie Pounds, and her husband Seth of Starkville, Ms., Anna Kate Nelson and her husband, Zack, of Booneville, Ms., and Ms. Bonnie Barnes, of Plantersville, Ms; grandson, Richard Ogle and his wife Erin of Dallas, Texas; and her nine great grand-children: Will, Josie, Eva Mae, Georgia, Jackson, George, Barnes, Ella Kate, and Anne Clayton. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard C. Irwin of Saltillo, her brothers, Robert Love Irwin and his wife Mildred of Tupelo, David Herman Irwin Sr. and his wife Billie Dale of Saltillo, and her faithful and loving husband of 68 years, George Gary Barnes Sr. and her beloved son, George Gary Barnes, Jr. 

Due to the pandemic, there will not be a formal service, until it is safe to gather again. She will be buried at Springhill Church Cemetery in Saltillo, Mississippi, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at noon CST with Brother Tim Green leading a graveside service. The service will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/Higgins-Funeral-Home-at-Hunter-Allen-Myhand-112934447035221/ Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 506 Hill Street, LaGrange, (706) 884-7117. At the families request, memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Saltillo, 490-676 Highway 45, Saltillo, Mississippi, 38866 or the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange, 401 Broad Street, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240