COLEMAN – Marlena Barnes, 59, of Coleman, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at her residence. Her body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Stevens Funeral Home, Coleman.
She was born April 10, 1950, in Holdenville, Okla., a daughter of Johnnie Henry Priest and Mignon Elizabeth Wood Priest. She grew up in California and Oklahoma. On Dec. 30, 1972, she was married to Wallis Roger Barnes in Boise City, Okla. He preceded her in death in July, 1993. She moved to Texas in 1997. She was a Registered Nurse and worked for Coleman County Medical Center.
Survivors include one son, Sean McGannon Barnes of Stillwater, Okla.; one daughter, Jessica Dawn Evans of Dublin, Texas; three sisters, Melinda Prine of Mississippi, Beth Mosley of Democrat and Wanda Lasater of Coleman; one brother, Danny Priest of Amarillo; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.