Diane Jones Barnes, 87, of Beverly Hills, entered the presence of her
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 27, 2023, following a brief illness.
The daughter of Alfred Clifford Jones and Thelma McCarty Jones, Diane
was born March 11, 1936, in Washington, PA. She graduated from
Bentleyville (Pa.) High School in 1954 and the Stenotype Institute of
Pittsburgh in 1955. She married Donald L. Barnes March 14, 1959, in
Bentleyville. They became the parents of Debra Dawn (David) DeBalski
in 1960 and DeAnne Linn (John) Nabholz in 1962.
Throughout her life, she glorified her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by
serving congregations in Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland and Florida
as a church organist and pianist, most recently at Ocala West United
Preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Bonnie (Richard)
Weber, Diane is survived by her husband, her daughters, sons-in-law,
and eight grandchildren: Anna, Daniel and Luke DeBalski and Matthew,
Stephen, Samuel (Robin), Jakob (Madison) and David Nabholz.
A service of worship to God in gratitude for Diane’s life will be held at
Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto at 10 a.m., August 2. She
asked that memorial gifts be directed to Seven Rivers Church and
Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness, FL. www.heinzfh.com