Obituary for Catherine W (Walker) Barnes

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Catherine W (Walker) Barnes

November 27, 1930 - February 11, 2015

Catherine W. (Walker) Barnes, age 84, passed away at her residence in Brown County on Wednesday morning, February 11, 2015.

Catherine was born on November 27, 1930, in Morgantown to the late Lawrence and Helen (Henry) Walker. She was a 1949 graduate of Morgantown High School. Catherine married Maurice A. Barnes on October 9, 1953 at the First Christian Church of Morgantown. He lovingly survives after 61 devoted years of marriage.

Also surviving are her children, Carol Barnes of Eminence and Mark Barnes of Brown County; sisters: Marjorie Ross of Paragon and Carolyn Roush of Franklin; grandchildren: Alan Barnes of Trafalgar and Melissa Mofield of Samaria; great-grandchildren: Adison & Evan Barnes and Bentley Mofield.

Catherine is preceded in death by her siblings: Herman and Earl Walker and Louise Woods.

Catherine was a homemaker and employed with Herff Jones in Indianapolis for a short time during the early 1950's. She was a member of the Unity Baptist Church in Brown County and a former member of the First Christian Church of Morgantown and the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Greenwood. Catherine enjoyed playing the piano and organ at church, quilting and working in her flower & vegetable gardens.

The Revs. John Parsley and Lee Snider will conduct a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the Unity Baptist Church, 7361 Spearsville Road in Brown County. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. Burial will be at Unity Baptist Church Cemetery in Brown County.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Catherine to the Unity Baptist Church "Memorial Fund" 7361 Spearsville Road, Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the Barnes family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: November 27, 1930
Died: February 11, 2015

Condolences for Catherine Barnes

Jill Wray posted on 1/1/00

Carol, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your family are in my prayers.


Pam Walker-Seals posted on 1/1/00

Uncle Morris, Mark, Carol. So sorry to hear of this. My heart goes out to you. Love to you all!!


Dale and Peggy Perry posted on 1/1/00

Dear Morris and Family, We were so sorry to hear about Catherine. You have our deepest sympathy. Friends from MacDonalds.


Leon Fox posted on 1/1/00

Dear Morris and Family, I am so sorry for you at this time. Your Friend from MacDonalds.