Louise B. Bakos

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 5, 2004

Louise Barnes Bakos, born on June 30, 1919, to Nancy Purvis Bonhan and Major Cleveland Bonhan in Edgecomb County, N.C., went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 3, 2004, after a prolonged illness in Twinsburg, Ohio.

Mrs. Bakos was the former wife of the late Willie Edward Barnes, and the widow of Paul Bakos. She was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Louise Richlinski of Indianapolis, Ind.

She is survived by her loving children, sons, Joseph E. &uot;Joe&uot; Barnes, and wife, Susan, of Suffolk; and Gordon E. Barnes, and wife, Mary Ellen, of Warner Robin, Ga.; one daughter, Juanita Faye Cline, and husband, Larry, of Twinsburg; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, six nieces and nephews and their families.


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The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the R.W. Baker & Co., Funeral Home & Crematory by the Rev. Mark Burns, with burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, and other times at the home of the son at 1233 Willowbrook Dr., Suffolk.

Memorial donations may be made to one’s favorite charity.