Doris Jean Barnes, 86 passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, September 23, 2022. Doris was born June 15, 1936 in Brenham, Tx to parents Henry Giese and Gertrude Holle Giese. She met the love of her life Billy Wayne Barnes and they were united in marriage on September 17, 1955. Billy and Doris were stationed in Germany during his Army career. Many lifelong friends were made while they were stationed there. To their union, two children were born; Russell Wayne Barnes and Lori Barnes Moehlmann.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband Billy, her parents, parents-in-law Henry and Betty Barnes, her sister Dorothy Mae Tesch, brother-in-law Leslie “Bubba” Tesch and sister-in-law Peggy Barnes. Surviving loved ones include her children Russell Wayne Barnes and Lori Barnes Moehlmann. She is also survived by her grandchildren Brice Barnes and wife Andrea, Brett Barnes, Brayden Barnes and wife Leslie, Jarred Moehlmann and wife Katie, Jordan Moehlmann, and great grandchildren Liam Barnes, Silas Barnes, Sully Barnes. Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Charles and Mary Barnes, Hank and Louise Barnes and brother-in-law, Allen Barnes. Numerous nieces and nephews and good friend and caregiver Matthew Moehlmann.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 30th at Memorial Oaks Chapel with family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Doris was a life-long member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Phillipsburg and was baptized, confirmed, and married there. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, October 1st at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Phillipsburg. A luncheon will be served at the Fellowship Hall after the service. Graveside committal will be held at 1:00pm at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham. Serving as pallbearers will be Brice Barnes, Brett Barnes, Brayden Barnes, Jarred Moehlmann, Jordan Moehlmann and Matthew Moehlmann.
Contributions in memory of Doris may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Phillipsburg or a charity of your choice.
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Starts at 10:30am (Central time)
St. Paul Lutheran Church of Phillipsburg