February 23,1929-December 30, 2008
Neta Myrle “Red” Barnes, age 79 of Celina, Texas passed away on December 30, 2008 in McKinney, Texas. She was born on February 23, 1929 in Ponder, Texas to Lannie and Minnie (Knight) Gotcher. She married Charles Kenneth Barnes on June 25, 1949 in Ponder. Red worked as an Executive Assistant with GM and was a member of the Baptist Faith. Red was a Life Member of the Heritage Association of Frisco.She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Debbie Barnes of Prosper, Texas; grandson, J.B. Barnes of Prosper, Texas and her sister, Bobbye Garth of Austin, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at First Baptist Church of Frisco with Pastor Randy Wallace officiating. The family will receive friends at a Memorial Gathering on Friday, January 2, 2009 beginning at 7:00 pm.