Virginia was a member of First Christian Church in Brookport. She was a nursing home volunteer and a proud Brookport alumni. She will be missed by her Energy Fitness family and her Domino Girls, Ruth Corn, Marge Cox, Alma Lou Souders and Rosemary Hohman.
Virginia is survived by three children, Edward Barnes of Eldorado, Donna S. Jones of Mt. Vernon and Lisa GayAnn Adams and husband Gary of Metropolis; one sister-in-law, Alma Lou Souders of Brookport; five grandchildren, Lori Bunting and husband Blue, Amanda Box, Lindsey Barnes, Ryan Adams and James D. Jones; and six great-grandchildren, Alexis Mitchell, Gavin Bunting, Isaac Bunting, Asher Bunting, Hunter Box and Paige Box.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Charles “E.C.” and Blanche Brown Souders; her husband, Noel D. Barnes; one son-in-law, Jimmy Jones; four sisters, Margaret O’Brien, Stella Elam, Mary Castleman and Dorothea Jackson; five brothers, William Souders, Edward Souders, Oron Souders, Melvin Souders and Joe Souders; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held Tuesday at Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Call officiating.
Burial followed at Pell Cemetery. Pallbearers were Oron Souders, Bill Ed Souders, Mike Beggs, Mark Souders, Donald Bunting and Mike Souders.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 302 Crockett St., Brookport, IL 62910.