Ellen M. Barnes
LANCASTER: Ellen M. Barnes, 74 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Fairfield Medical Center.
Ellen was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Colfax, Ohio and was retired from Kroger Company in Gahanna, OH.
Ellen is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ron Barnes of Lancaster; sons, Jeff Barnes of Lancaster and Greg (Brenda) Barnes of Canal Winchester, OH; grandchildren, Jennifer Barnes, Jason Barnes, Joshua Barnes, Katie Barnes, Jessica Barnes; great grandchildren, Grace Barnes, Conner Joseph Barnes; sister, Patricia Friesner of Rushville, OH.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Beulah Ruff Benadum.
Funeral service for Ellen will be held at 11:00am Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in Colfax, with the Reverend Karen Kepner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery. Friends may call 9:30 am Monday until time of service at the church. Arrangements are by the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster OH 43130.
Memorials may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, 5575 Cincinnati-Zanesville Rd. NE, Lancaster OH 43130.
.Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on February 2, 2013