Delores Rose (White) Barnes was born August 21, 1934, in Abernathy, Texas, and passed away at her home in Wishon, CA on April 21, 2022. She was born to parents, Willie Taft White and Frankie Lee (Dodson) White. Dolores was raised in Plainview, Texas along with her younger brother, Clarence Cecil White.
In 1951, she married her loving husband of 68 years, Dewey Darrell Barnes. They were blessed with 4 children. She was a wonderful wife and homemaker to her husband and children Clifford Darrell (Chuckie) Barnes, Helen Rebecca (Beckie Barnes) Buxton, David Len Barnes, and Tammie Ruth (Barnes) Singleton. One of her favorite pastimes was spending time with family and friends. She was an active member of Grace Community Church in North Fork. In addition to being a hard worker, Delores loved to use her artistic abilities to make dolls, crochet and knit. Over the years, her dolls, blankets and other pieces won many prizes at the Madera County Fair.
Delores was predeceased by her parents, husband and children, David Len and Helen Rebecca. She leaves to cherish her memory, brother Cecil (and wife Pat) White and children, Clifford (Chuck and wife Sharon) and Tammie R. Barnes-Singleton, 6 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren and especially her granddaughter/caregiver Sonya Buxton Bowles as well as many other family, friends and members of her cherished doll club.
Dolores was a beloved sister, wife, mother, and grandmother. We love you and miss you. Until we meet again…
A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 2:30 pm at Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera, California.
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