Marjorie Barnes

Obituary of Marjorie L. Barnes

The sun rose on July 11, 1947 an angelic queen was born Miss Marjorie Barnes, the sunset with the beautiful glow surrounding her on November 16, 2020. Marjorie was the first born to the late Eddie V. Barnes and Bertha V. Barnes in Denver Colorado, she was the oldest of six children Marjorie had one brother Larry Wilson and four sisters Karen Barnes, Rosaland Barnes, Velora Barnes and Loretta Sauls. As a child she was quiet, fun loving, gentle heart ,caring, enjoyed watching television and she loved to play jacks with her good friend Carmen Qualls. Marjorie attended Denver public schools and graduated from Manual high school in 1965, after high school she also attended Metro State. Miss Marjorie never married or had children but she certainly enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews. Monlaiyai and Quintana have fond memories with their aunt Marjorie like overnight visits, long walks downtown, her teaching them that reading is fundamental, also the proper way to decorate cakes and to never give up on any of their endeavors. As Monlaiyai got older and had her children, Marjorie had the pleasure of taking her great nieces Jasmine, Shalamar, and Sierra out on several adventures like the library, the Art Museum, The Denver Natural History Museum, shops and adventures downtown. A few of their favorite places they went were Cheesecake Factory, Barnes and Noble bookstore, Jamba Juice and the Tabor Center. Memories the family have of Marjorie was she loved baking, shopping, going to the library, several museums. She also enjoyed going to the Molly Brown House, Marjorie was an artist, a collector of items of value, loved to go to the movies and first and foremost she was a WOMAN of GOD. Marjorie loved to attend church revivals, she would donate to several different churches and organizations, she really enjoyed watching religious programming like TBN broadcasting with Reverend Hill Oral Roberts and especially Billy Graham. Marjorie was qualified to work in several trades. She was a seamstress, she worked for 7-Up bottling company, a bookbinding store, the restaurant industry and her last job before becoming ill and having to retire was at Safeway, she worked there for several years and was part of the union. At work she was best known from her employers and coworkers as being a reliable, dedicated, hard-working and all-around great person to work with. In her free time she loved to cook and bake cookies, cakes and yummy treats. One of her favorite desserts to make was her famous teacakes, she would cook various meals but her specialty was her superb roast she would make. Also some of her favorite things to do in her free time was to read, put large puzzles together ,watch old movies, she enjoyed going to the Molly Brown House and sometimes listening to soft music play. Marjorie had a very small circle of friends, when she was younger she enjoyed watching television with Julius Benford, a couple people she also enjoyed having conversations with Robert Dotson and Tim Dotson and the late Arthur Bell. Marjorie also will be missed by her good friend Dolores. She leaves to cherish her strength, courage, ambition and lots of love to her one brother Larry Wilson (sister-in-law Gabriella Wilson) and her four sisters Karen Barnes, Rosaland Barnes, Velora Barnes and Loretta Sauls all of Denver and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents Eddie and Bertha Barnes, her two brother-in-law’s Edwin Murray and Fred Towers and her nephew Quinten Sauls. Marjorie will truly be missed We LOVE YOU, Beautiful Fly High
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Monday
30
November

Viewing

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, November 30, 2020
Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services - Denver
2531 Ogden Street
Denver, Colorado, United States
(303) 996-9991
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID-19, FACE MASKS and SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED!!
Monday
30
November

Service

4:00 pm
Monday, November 30, 2020
Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services - Denver
2531 Ogden Street
Denver, Colorado, United States
(303) 996-9991
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID-19, FACE MASKS and SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED!!

Private Cremation

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15057 East Colfax Ave. Unit H
Aurora, Colorado, United States
(303) 344-1615
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