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Fannie Barnes

• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:35 AM

March 29, 1920 - June 13, 2007

NEW LONDON - Fannie (Britt) Barnes, 87, formerly of New London, died Wednesday at Columbus West Park Nursing Home.

She was born March 29, 1920 in Turkey Knob, W.Va., to the late Robert F. and Julia (Leatherwood) Britt. She had lived in Wyandotte, Mich. from 1955 to 1984, moving to New London in 1988. She had worked at the former Nisner's Department Store in Wyandotte.

She is survived by her stepsons, Edward Barnes of Huntington, Ind. and Jeffrey Barnes of Norwalk; five step grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Damon Berry in 1980; second husband, Roy Barnes; a sister, Sarah "Janie" Thomas; brothers, Robert Britt, John Britt, William "Bill" Britt, Homer Britt; and half sister, Thelma McDonald.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will take place in the Michigan Memorial Park in Flat Rock, Mich.

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