Warren O. Barnes
Warren Ogden Barnes, 92, Downey, lifetime Downey area resident, died Monday, May 4, 1992, in the Oneida County Hospital. He was born October 29, 1899, in Woodland, Idaho near Downey, a son of Thomas Moroni and Sara Hannah Ogden Barnes, He grew up and was educated in Woodland. He served in the Army during World War I.
He married Lettie Ilean Henderson, November 3, 1920 in Pocatello. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on June 15, 1921. Mrs. Barnes died May 121, 1984.
He had lived his entire life in the Downey area, where he had worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier for 47 years. During those years had also farmed and ranches.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has been a member of the Downey LDS Ward. He had served on the Portneuf Stake High Council for 21 years, and served in numerous ward and stake positions. In 1951 received an Honorary Master M-Men Award.
He was an avid reader his entire life. He also enjoyed playing and watching baseball and riding a good saddle horse. He was a member of the Downey American Legion Post #21.
He is survived by one son, Lamar Barnes, Downey; two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Glenys) Anderson, Downey; Mrs. Byron (Myrde) Grosbeck, Fremont, California; 17 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, one son Devere “Dee” Barnes, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the Downey LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop Gary Barnes, officiating. Friends may call at the Marsh Valley Funeral Home in Arimo Thurs-day from 7-9 p.m. on Friday at the church in Downey one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Downey City Cemetery, with military rites accorded by the American Legion Post #21.