Betty Barnes

Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 1.43.15 PM  Betty Louise Barnes (Beatrice Gray), age 76, of Custer, passed away peacefully on Feb. 16, 2016, at home surrounded by family and friends.
  Betty was born in Seattle on Nov. 28, 1939, to Cecil and Winifred Gray. She was a loving wife for 33 years to Frank Barnes, mother to eight children: Ray Nicolaas (Peg), Steve Nicolaas (Gina), Shelly Nicolaas, Ruth Brown (Don), Ron Nicolaas, Rick Nicolaas (Karen), Julie Daily (Craig) and Ralph Barnes; and had numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
  Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Winnie Gray; brother Charles Gray; granddaughter Makayla Nicolaas; and great-granddaughter Taylah Tucker.
  She was a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend to many.
  A memorial service and celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at noon at Alcoa Intalco Works/ Totem Terrace, 4050 Mountain View Rd., Ferndale.
  The family asks that donations be made to Whatcom Hospice as a thank-you for their loving care.