Barnes, Meriam Ella -
Springfield - Meriam Ella Barnes, age 70, of Springfield, MO, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Willard Care Center. She was born October 17, 1939, in Diggins, MO, to Rudolph and Rachel (Briggs) Schroeder. Meriam retired from the United States Post Office as a rural Mail Carrier. She loved to read and garden.
She was preceded in death by her parents Rudolph and Rachel Schroeder, husband Don Barnes, one brother Charles, and two sisters Evelyn and Georgie. She is survived by her son, Ron Barnes and wife Tina of Springfield, MO, two grandchildren, Ashley Barnes and Adam Barnes, one great grandchild Minyx Rachel Adkins, a brother Fred Schroeder, and three sisters Barbara Watson, Carlie Cooper, Carol Ussery.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at Robberson Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Memorial contributions may be made to the Huntington’s Disease Foundation.
Greenlawn Funeral Home North
3506 North National
Springfield, MO 65803