Patty Sue (Pat) Barnes passed away on September 5, 2022 at the age of 91. She was born in Hazard, Kentucky on March 25, 1931. She graduated from the University Kentucky in 1951 and married her college sweetheart, Thomas E. Barnes, on August 18, 1951.
Pat and Tom had 3 children - Barbara, Sarah and Tom. She loved to cook and sew and loved her dogs. After raising the children, Pat began a successful career with First Real Estate in Birmingham, Alabama. Upon retirement, Pat and Tom moved to their favorite vacation destination -- the beach!
Pat is survived by her husband of 71 years, Tom; their children Barbara Sanders, Sarah Plemmons and Tom Barnes; four grandchildren - Christina Holden, Kaitlyn Plemmons, Kari Riddell and Scott Plemmons; and three great-grandchildren - Flynn Plemmons, Lawrence Plemmons and Lennon Riddell.
The family is planning a private celebration of life in the near future.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Salvation Army.