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Obituary for Christine Elizabeth Ambrose Barnes
Christine Elizabeth Ambrose Barnes, 85, of Creswell died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at her residence in Creswell. Born April 13, 1928 in Washington County she was the daughter of the late Richard Ambrose and Alma Phelps Ambrose and was preceded in death by her grandson, Joshua Phelps; sister, Estelle Edwards and brother, Aldridge Ambrose. Christine was a retired bookkeeper and secretary and member of Mount Hermon United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women's Group. Her family includes her husband, Jack O. Barnes, Sr. of Creswell, N.C.; daughters, Rhonda B. Biggs and husband Dennie and Teresa B. Phelps and husband Alan of Creswell, N.C.; son, Jack O. Barnes, Jr. and wife Connie of Plymouth, N.C.; grandchildren, Kelli Phelps and husband Andy, Joseph Biggs and wife Laura, Traci Rush and husband Tracy, Alan Phelps, Jr., Victoria Barnes and Katie Barnes; great grandchildren, Hunter Phelps, Evan Phelps, Reagan Phelps and J.M. Biggs. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11:00 am at Mount Hermon United Methodist Church, Creswell. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Mount Hermon United Methodist Church and other times at the residence. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.