Shirley Jean Barnes of Taylorville

Shirley Jean Barnes, 71, of Taylorville, Il. died at 8:33pm Thursday, July 28, 2011 at her residence. She was born October 22, 1939 in Carlinville, the daughter of George and Dorothy Miller Wills.  She married Gerald Hornbuckle and later married Russell Barnes.  She was a member of the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Taylorville.  Shirley had worked at Ace Hardware and True Value in Taylorville many years.  She was a talented seamstress, and she loved quilting and gardening. 

She is survived by her husband Russell of Taylorville, 1 son Rick (Vickie) Hornbuckle of St. Louis, MO., and daughter, Cindy Moore of Morrisonville,IL.; 3 step daughters and 2 step sons; 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; 3 sisters Wanda (Jim) Dixon, Frances (Wayne) Strubble and Darlene (Terry) Barclay all of Carlinville; 4 brothers, Charles (Jean Ann) Wills, Donald (Karen) Wills, George Wills, and Lawrence (Bonnie) Wills all of Carlinville.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Taylorville, Il.  There will be no visitation.  Mrs. Barnes was cremated.

Memorials may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3540 Lincoln Trail, Taylorville, Il.  62568.  Condolences may be sent online at  Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville.

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