Irene Barnes

Irene BarnesIrene Barnes of Durham Drive, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in hospital on Saturday 27th April 2019, aged 88 years.

During her life Irene worked at Mullards for 35 years and for many years was a loyal and dedicated committee member of the Arthritis Society as well as a member of Rhyddings Methodist Church.  In recognition of all her charity work she was awarded with the Freedom Of the Borough from Hyndburn Borough Council.

In her spare time and during her retirement she liked painting, flower arranging, cooking, singing and spending time with her family.

Irene sadly leaves behind her nephew and nieces, Keith, Pat, Lucy and family, Linda, Norman, Ian, Emma and family, Melanie, Paul, Natalie, Philip and family and also cousin Gordon, Audrey and family.

She will be very sadly missed by her family and all those who knew her.

Her funeral service will take place at 10.00am, on Tuesday 7th May 2019, at Rhyddings Methodist Church, Oswaldtwistle prior to committal at Accrington Crematorium.

Family flowers only please, but donations are welcome and may be sent in memory of Irene for Rhyddings Methodist Church, c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR.  Tel: 01254 390542.

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