McMinnville resident and Warren County native Jobyna Barnes, 96, was born Aug. 10, 1920 and died April 1 at Raintree Manor following an extended illness.
A homemaker and member of Smyrna Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late John and Edna Brady Ware. She was married to Leon Barnes, who preceded her in death in 1967. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by great-granddaughter, Hannah Barnes; four sisters, Connie Doolittle, Yvonne Evans, Pauline Grissom and Leola Ware; and four brothers, Earl, Morris, Tom and Wayne Ware.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Faye Barnes of McMinnville and Dennis and Wanda Barnes of McMinnville; six grandchildren and spouses, Denice Barnes, Tina and Greg Smartt, Leeann Barnes, Jeff Barnes, Dawn Richardson, and Julie and David Holt, all of McMinnville; 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; half-brother, Johnny Ware and wife Joann of Tracy City; half-sister, Linda Ware of Tracy City; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, April 4 in High’s Chapel with Ricky Magness and Johnny Clayton officiating. Burial followed at Smyrna Cemetery.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.