Andrea “Annie” Barnes, 27, of Letts, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Cremation rites have been facilitated by The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 11, at 4:00 P.M at Letts Cemetery. Following the graveside, a Celebration of Life will be held at the Letts Community Center. Honorary Casket Bearers are the Letts Fire Department. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Annie’s name. Online condolences may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.
Andrea Sue Barnes was born on August 8, 1989 in Muscatine, Iowa, the daughter of James and Candy (Townsend) Barnes. Annie was a 2007 graduate of L&M High School and attended Muscatine Community and Kirkwood College. She was working as a Senior Loan Processor/Closer at Community Bank and Trust in Muscatine. While in high school Annie was in band, chorus and participated in sports year around. She was very active in the Letts Fire Department. She enjoyed remodeling “the hut” with John. Annie’s greatest love was the time she spent with family and friends. She will be remembered as a “little sister” to many and her infectious laugh will be missed by all.
Annie will be deeply missed by her father, Jim of Letts; brothers, Robert (Stephanie) Barnes of Muscatine and Jeremy Barnes of Letts; significant other, John Schumacher of Letts; paternal grandmother, Phyllis Barnes of Letts; sister by choice, Kourtney Brockert and aunts, uncles, cousins and step-families.
Annie was preceded in death by her mother, Candy Barnes on June 15, 2017; maternal grandmother, Katherine “Kate”; paternal grandfather, Robert Barnes and great-grandmother, Mae Forbes.