Josephine Shirlay Barnes

December 30, 1921September 15, 2010

Barnes, Josephine Shirlay December 30, 1921 – September 15, 2010

Jo passed away peacefully on Wednesday. Predeceased by husband Cliff, she is survived by daughters Sheila (Noland), Leslie (Jim), grandchildren Kimberly, Cliff and Jake, great grandchildren Ethan, Ariella, Andy, Eric, Isaac, and Abigale, and extended family Milt and Elma. She had a special friend in Pauline. Born in Ocean Falls, Jo was a registered nurse who touched many lives and worked for several years at the Prince George Hospital in the late 60’s before moving to the Okanagan. She returned to Prince George in 2003. She was an avid gardener who loved weird vegetables and cats, and cherished her family and long time friends.

The family thanks the staff at Simon Fraser Lodge for their wonderful care and compassion for Jo. Private Service By Request Arrangements under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home, Prince George, BC.


  • Memorial Service Monday, September 20, 2010

Josephine Shirlay Barnes

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September 25, 2010

Our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one and our extended family member. Lou and Joyce Cook.

September 17, 2010

Dear Les and Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. It's been a ruff 3 months, lossing 3 loving and caring people we all love. Just keep in mind and your heart they are together if only in spirit, we will never forget them. Your family excepted me into the family as one and I'm very greatfuly for that. Thankyou. Take care. Edna

September 17, 2010

Hi Leslie and Family,
I'm so sorry about the loss of your mother, grandmother, my aunt. I'm so happy that our family has been reunited with you and your family these past few years. It has been so heartwarming as we expand our family gatherings of birthdays and anniversarys. I will always remember Jo as such a kind aunt when I was small. Big hugs for all of you from Brenda, Doug and Jen XOX