Annette Christine Barnes, age 58 passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas.
Annette was born May 17, 1959 in Winchester Kansas to J.L. Enis and Effie Lorraine (Jones) Bolinger. She attended Jefferson County North from elementary through high school, graduating in 1977. She attended Lawrence Career College in Lawrence Kansas for accounting. She completed the course with honors in 2000.
Annette worked part time at Rueschhoff Communications as a answering service operator. She had a wonderful repport and understanding with customers.
Annette was married on August 5, 1978 to Timothy W. Barnes. Together they had two daughters. They later divorced in 1995.
Annette truly loved being outside, gardening, talking to people, and spending time with her family. She was the happiest spending time joking and laughing with her daughters. She loved to get her hands dirty in her flower garden and attended to them as much as possible.
She is survived by her two daughters, Jill Marie Barnes (34 of Eudora, Kansas), Sara Lynn Barnes (31 of Eudora, Kansas). Her mother Effie Lorraine (Jones) Bolinger (79 of Nortonville, Kansas), brother J.L. Wayne Bolinger (55 of Lansing, Kansas) and nephews.
Friends and other's whose life Annette touched are invited to the Eudora Parks and Recreation Center, 1630 Elm St., Eudora, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 to celebrate Annette's life, reminisce, grieve, support each other, and chat. A private ceremony for her family will be held in spring.