Opal Barnes

Opal Francis Barnes, 104, of Arkansas City, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at her residence.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home in Arkansas City. Interment will follow at Parker Cemetery in Arkansas City. Friends can view from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The family asks that, if anyone wants to donate food, to please take it to the Chestnut Venue by 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, where they will receive friends.

Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

Opal was born Aug. 15, 1917 to Frank F. Boatman and Leila Mae (Runkle) in Norton County. She married Clyde Barnes and the couple had four children. She was a homemaker and dairy farmer.

Opal was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde; sons, Fred and Bob Barnes; grandsons, Sean and Mark Barnes; and son-in-law, Tom Baker.

She is survived by her daughters, Glenna Baker and Verna Welch, both of Arkansas City; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 36 great-great-grandchildren.

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