Lula Grace Barnes, 83, of Chester passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018, at her home. She was the former owner of Barnes Country Corner Store and a member of the Shamrock Community Church. She was born Dec. 21, 1934. She was preceded in death by first husband, Matt Barnes; her parents, Fay and Clara (Williams) Tibbits; a daughter, Kay Beaver; s son, Ricky Barnes; a grandson, Kevin Beaver; two brothers, Ray and Donald Tibbits; and a sister, Glenda Tibbits.
She is survived by her husband, Alva (Buddy) Barnes; two daughters, Karen Moses and husband Steve and Barbara Workman and husband Josh, all of Cedarville; a stepdaughter, Teresa Aldridge and husband Nick of Cedarville; two sisters, Zita Worth of Broken Arrow and Anita Tibbits of Roland; eight grandchildren Stephanie Maxwell, Sara Brimble, Matthew Moses, Stephen Workman, Jacob Workman, Mary Aldridge, Hannah Aldridge and Zack Aldridge; and eight great-grandchildren, Kaycee and Colby Maxwell, Kayla, Justice and Darcy Workman, Christopher Brimble and Ashley and Kaleb Beaver.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Grandview Assembly of God Church with burial at Hall Cemetery in Natural Dam under the direction of Ocker Funeral in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Matthew Moses, Stephen Workman, Jacob Workman, Christopher Brimble, Colby Maxwell and Zack Aldridge.
Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Shamrock Church. A special thanks to Peach Tree Hospice and Brittany Murphy.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.