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Minna Elliott Barnes

August 1, 1913 ~ August 27, 2018 (age 105)

Minna Elliott Barnes, born in Elizabeth, NJ on August 1, 1913, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2018. She was a resident of Ponte Vedra Beach and a proud member of Christ Episcopal Church for 64 years. Minna graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 1934, earning a bachelor’s degree in Economics, and married William Barnes. Together they embarked on their goal of establishing and raising their family.

Minna is survived by her loving sons and daughters, William Barnes, Suzanne Neville, Roxanne Godwin, Philip Barnes, Katherine Trifiletti, and Carolanne Giles; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Minna was an extraordinary woman, who lived life as an ambassador of love, kindness, and gratitude. 

Services will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 31, reception following, and interment will be in H. Warren Smith Cemetery.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Christ Episcopal Church, Community Hospice, or one’s own special charity, and be kind to one another.

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