Obituary: Phyllis Hagan Barnes, 85, Bardstown

Phyllis Hagan Barnes, 85, of Bardstown, died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in her apartment at Bluegrass Assisted Living in Elizabethtown surrounded by those who loved her. She was born Oct. 5, 1933, to the late Frances Elmore Hagan and James Howard Hagan. She was born in Bloomfield and lived in Bardstown all her life.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and worked part-time for Hurst Drugs and stocking American Greeting cards in Bardstown. She was married for more than 50 years to the late James Allen Barnes.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by death by four sisters, Louise Bishop, Nancy Downs, Mary Loveland and Christine Janes; and three brothers Buddy Hagan, James Hagan and Leon Hagan.

She is survived by one daughter, Pam Harlow of Boston; one son, David (Lisa) Barnes of Bardstown; five grandchildren, Cody (Katie) Barnes, Tony Barnes, Mikayla Barnes, Hannah Harlow, Carrie Harlow; one great-grandson, William Barnes; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral is 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Bradshaw officiating.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, and 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with a 5 p.m. Wednesday prayer service.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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