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Shirley Jean Barnes

     Shirley Jean Barnes, 80, of Camp Verde Arizona, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Born in Jerome, Arizona on May 12, 1937 to Lester Charles and Ora Mae Boren, she grew up and graduated high school in Flagstaff, Arizona. 
     Shirley met Clinton “Wayne” Barnes and they married on June 1, 1957, making their home in Camp Verde. They owned and operated Rio Verde Steak house for over 30 years. She worked as one of Camp Verde’s first telephone operators and as a post office clerk. Shirley and Wayne were married for 55 years until his passing in 2012. She is also proceeded in death by her parents and still born son, Douglas Wayne Barnes. 
     Shirley loved flowers, working in her yard, hummingbirds, sewing and crocheting. She had many friends in the Valley. 
     Shirley is survived by her children; Glenda (Tim) Mabery, Sharee Barnes; her brother Ervin (Gracie) Boren; grandchildren, Travis (Tiffany) Mabery, Makenzie Mabery, Rhianna (Levi) Flick, Ivan Byrne and great grandchildren Quincy, Amaya, Emory, Jace and Eli as well as nieces and nephews. 
     Funeral services will be held at Bueler Funeral Home Chapel 143 W. Arnold Street Camp Verde Arizona, Saturday June 17 at 12:00PM with a visitation starting at 10:00AM, Reverend John Jenkins officiating. Please leave condolences at www.buelerfuneralhome.com.

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Margaret wallace on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 2:26 PM
Met Shirley in 2004 when I moved in down the road. Shirley greeted me with her bright smile and friendliness, so welcoming. Every trip to Camp Verde had to see Shirley to hear about the hummers,see the flowers and visit her peaceful green yard. Miss Shirley and her smile.
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