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Gevernia Schachel Barnes


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Posted Online: March 31, 2013, 4:42 pm
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Gevernia Schachel Barnes, 81, of Springfield, Ohio, formerly of Bettendorf, died Dec. 30, 2012, in Springfield.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Celebration of Life Chapel at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley. Burial is at Coal Valley Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.
The former Gevernia Mae Lane was born Dec. 29, 1931, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter of George and Gladys Huffman Lane. She married Earl Schachel, and later married Thomas Barnes.
Gevernia was a former member of Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport. She enjoyed collecting angels, watching the Home Shopping Network, and had a special love for cats. She loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by three daughters, Rosann (James) Lundquist, St. Paris, Ohio, Karen Hamilton, Moline, and Sharon Barnes, St Paris; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Lane, and sisters, Geneva Brown and Dorothy Elder.
The family invites you to share stories and condolences and light a candle in Gevernia's memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.














 



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