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Dolores Barnes

November 21, 1934 — December 18, 2020

Grover Hill

Dolores (Dottie Hughes) Barnes, 86, of Grover Hill, died peacefully at home on Friday, December 18, 2020 after a short battle with Kidney Disease.
Dolores was born November 21, 1934 to her late parents, Herb & Pauline (Burbage) Dotson.

She is survived by her husband, Gene Barnes; her children: Kelli (Norm) Bear and Kent (Kim) Hughes; stepchildren: Steven Barnes, Mike (Shirley) Barnes, Patty Pennington; grandchildren: Jeff (Kyungjin) Bear, Jennifer Bear, Mike (Beckie) Bear, Chris (Tricia) Hughes, Cody (Katie) Hughes; step grandchildren: Matt Barnes, Mark (Beth) Barnes, Michelle (Shawn) Meeks, Heather (Chad) Mullins, Ashley (Chad) Shelton, Chelsea Ross, Jason (Cassie) Barnes, Lyndsey Barnes, Brianne Barnes, Kristopher Barnes; great grandchildren: Beth Hughes, Ila Hughes, Maggie Hughes, Luke Bear, Lenna Bear, Molly Hughes, Kacey Hughes; step great grandchildren: Presley Barnes, Savannah Barnes, Westin Barnes, Luke Barnes, Rhett Barnes, Scarlett Barnes, Tyler Barnes, Courtney Mullins, Cassey Mullins, Hayden Mullins, Jaxson Shelton, Gracelynn Shelton, Zarla Ross, Zayla Ross, Jacob Barnes, Eli Barnes; step great-great grandchild: Karlee Barnes; as well as her sister, Dorothy Crawford.

Dolores worked many years as an LPN at Dr. Wolery's office in Delphos, Ohio. She was an avid sports watcher and had many friends in her lifetime. She will be dearly missed.

By Dolores's request, there will be no viewing. The family will have a private ceremony at a later date.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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