Betty Barnes


Betty Barnes

Betty Barnes

Betty Ann Barnes, 71, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Barton County, to Reuben R. and Edna Templing Steinert.

A resident of Garden City since 1988, Mrs. Barnes was a certified dietician, having worked for Russell Care Center in Russell.

On Oct. 21, 1962, she married Harlan Maier in Milberger. On May 22, 1978, she married Myron Watkins in Russell. On Sept. 25, 2005, she married Ralph Barnes in Garden City. He died Feb. 15, 2008, in Garden City. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Duane Steinert; a son, Monte Maier; and two grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Mark Maier of Garden City; a brother, Kenny Steinert of Garden City; her companion, Myron Gillock of Garden City; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City. Graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Milberger.

Visitation hours are 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Garden City. Condolences may be sent at Memorials to the Betty Barnes Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.


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