Monday, August 11, 2014

Theresa Ann (Thomas) Barnes

Nashville, TN -- Theresa Ann Barnes, age 60, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014, at Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospital, Greenfield, WI.  Theresa was born in Mayfield, KY, on October 1, 1953, daughter of Celestine (Nee: Blythe) and RV Oliver.

Theresa was a graduate of Julian Thomas Elementary School and William Horlick High School, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Contra Costa College in Concord, CA.  She was employed as an advocate for many years for battered women and abused children.  Theresa was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her daughter, Dashinda McGriff; her stepson, Deante Barnes; her grandchildren, Rashaun, Destiney, Precious and Asia; her great-grandchildren, Calii and Kyisha; her mother and stepfather, Celestine (Frank) Johnson; other relatives and many dear friends.  She was preceded in death by her father, RV Oliver; and by her adopted father, Julian Thomas.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1120 Grand Ave., with  Bishop LL Kirby officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

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