Ruth Barnes

Friday, May 5, 2017

Ms. Ruth Barnes, 90, of Jackson, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2017 at Heartland Healthcare in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Ruth was born in the Clear Lake Community to George and Jesse (Nelson) Ralph. She was a retired union representative and a member of Connection Point Church in Jackson, Missouri. Ruth loved the Lord, her church, and reading her Bible every day. She enjoyed cooking and traveling whenever she could. Ruth loved to spend time with her grandson Carson and Nemo, her Jack Russel Terrier.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Wayne, Calvin, and Harvey Ralph and Ezra Hodge; and three sisters, Georgia Mason, Mary Ralph and Helen Hodge.

Ruth leaves two children, Rodney Barnes (Kimberly) of Jackson, Missouri and Cynthia Barnes of Denver, Colorado; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 8th at 11:00 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Max Briley officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at