Margaret L. Barnes, 71, of Elyria, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. She was born November 30, 1941 in Elyria.
She was a 1959 graduate of Elyria High School. Margaret began her working career as a nanny to several local families. She was then employed in a residential home for the Lorain County Board of Mental Retardation, from where she retired. After retiring, she worked as a home health care agency aid. She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Elyria. She enjoyed the company of family and friends and was a member of TOPS for many years.
Margaret is survived by a sister, Sarah Jean Barnes of Elyria; brothers, James B. (Juanita) Barnes of Elyria and Robert C. (Patricia) Barnes of Crestwood, Florida; nephew, James H. Barnes and a niece, Jeannette E. Barnes, both of Elyria.
Friends will be received Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from noon until the time of a 1 P.M. memorial service at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave. Reverend Wayne Brass, Visitation Minister of First Congregational United Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
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