EMERY - Linda Barnes, age 61, died surrounded by loved ones in her home on June 9, 2010 after her courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. She was born Sept. 27, 1948 in Cottonwood, Ariz. to Ted and Martha Compton Terry. She married the love of her life, Don Barnes, in Emery on Feb. 15, 1992.
Linda grew up at the Grand Canyon and it influenced her life in many ways. She was an avid rock hunter and enjoyed looking for arrowheads and other artifacts. She focused most of her time on her family. She loved the outdoors and always looked forward to fishing, camping and hiking any chance she got. Linda was a hard worker and took pride as a caretaker of the rest areas on I-70 for some 25 years. She had a great love for the Lord as it showed in her faith and the way she lived her life. She will be truly missed by all those who was influenced by her, especially her family.
She is survived by her loving husband Don Barnes, children; Joseph Bell of Colorado Springs, Colo, Jason Bell of Florissant, Colo, Yvonne (Justin) Leavitt, of Joseph, Gratt (Corinne) Dalton, of Emery, Valene Behunin, Ferron, Rusty (Amber) Barnes, of Ferron. She had 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Martha Compton Terry, her daughter, Yvette Elizabeth Dalton and numerous loved ones.
Funeral Services will be at the Emery Ward Church, Emery, Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 11 a.m. A viewing will be held prior to service. Viewing will be from 6-8p.m. Friday, June 11, 2010. Interment will be in the Emery City cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of Linda at www.fausettmortuary.com.