Mary E. Barnes

Friday, September 5, 2014

Mary E. Barnes, 98, of Marshall, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall, with Fr. Kevin Gormley officiating. Prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall with visitation following from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church. Friends may sign the online register book at

Born Feb. 4, 1916, in Shackelford, she was the daughter of the late Matthew Taaffe and Mary Brick Taaffe. She was a graduate of Mercy Academy in Marshall. On Feb. 3, 1940, she married Leonard H. Barnes, who preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 1997. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, its Altar and Rosary Society and Daughters of Isabella. She was also a member of The Monday Club.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Ann Piper of Marshall; four grandchildren, Cherri Halsey-Williams and her husband, Dave, Carri Piper, Kendi Piper-Deal and her husband, Jeremy, and Grant Piper; seven great-grandchildren, Ethan Williams, Nathanial Williams, Brittan Williams, Cody Hedrick, Macy Neff, Regan Deal and Logan Deal; one sister, Katie Hayob of Shawnee Mission, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers; and one sister.

Additional information provided per family recompense.