FreDona Barnes Barnett Zollman

September 1, 1925July 11, 2018

FreDona Barnes Barnett Zollman, 92, of Greencastle, passed away on July 11, 2018. She was born on September 1, 1925 in Switzerland County, Indiana, the daughter of Floyd and Lela (Bliton) Barnes. FreDona was a 1943 graduate of Logansport High School. She married George Barnett, on May 30, 1946, in Newport, Arkansas. FreDona was the First Lady of the very first full time Mayor of Greensburg. Together, George and FreDona raised two children, G. Alan and Judith. FreDona worked as a housewife and secretary. Her husband George preceded her in death in 1975. FreDona was a member of the Tri Kappa and the Seymour United Methodist Church. She enjoyed dancing, playing bridge, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family. In March of 1991, she married Robert L. Zollman and he preceded her in death in 2009. Survivors include: Son, G. Alan Barnett of French Lick and Daughter, Judith (Jeff) Lyn Blaydes of Coatesville; Brothers, Larry Deane Shepard and Tom Shepard; Grandchildren, Jennifer (Billy) Shipman, Michael A. Barnett, Laura Blaydes, and Brian Blaydes; Great Grandchildren, Harley, Bella, and Dylan Shipman. She was preceded in death by her Parents, both Husbands, and Brother, Kenneth Shepard, Jr. Funeral Services will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:00 am with a visitation from 9:00 am until the time of the service. Rev. Dawn Barnes will be officiating. Burial will follow at the South Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be made to the family at


  • Floyd Barnes, Father
  • Lela Barnes, Mother
  • George Barnett, Husband
  • Robert Zollman, Husband
  • G. Alan Barnett, Son
  • Judith (Jeff) Blaydes, Daughter
  • Deane Shepard, Brother
  • Tom Shepard, Brother
  • Kenneth Shepard Jr., Brother
  • Jennifer (Billy) Shipman, Grandchild
  • Michael A. Barnett, Grandchild
  • Laura Blaydes, Grandchild
  • Brian Blaydes, Grandchild
  • Harley Shipman, Great Grandchild
  • Bella Shipman, Great Grandchild
  • Dylan Shipman, Great Grandchild

  • Alan Barnett
  • Jeff Blaydes
  • Michael Barnett
  • Brian Blaydes
  • Billy Shipman
  • Tom Shepard


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 17, 2018

FreDona Barnes Barnett Zollman

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Richard Hamilton

July 14, 2018

FreDona was my neighbor in Seymour for approximately 3 years. She was a great lady.

Susan Brown

July 13, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of FreDona passing. I had the pleasure of getting to know her when she was married to Mr. Zollman. She was a beautiful person inside and out. May God give the family peace an comfort during this difficult time.

Sally Thornburg Grenz

July 12, 2018

Prayers for Alan and family. Keep the best memories in mind as you continue through life! Classmate of Alan from GCHS class of '65 Sally Thornburg Grenz