Oklahoma Cemeteries Website
Click here to break out of frames
This information is available for free. If you paid money for a
subscription to get to this site, demand a refund.

Lela Mae (Stanley) Barnes
May 12, 1928 - August 14, 2009
© Criswell Funeral Home
Submitted by: Sandy Bain

Services for Lela Mae Barnes, 81, Ada, are 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Criswell Chapel, Rev. David Sutton officiating. Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Barnes died on Friday, August 14, 2009, at a Madill nursing home. She was born May 12, 1928, in Madill to Alonzo and Lela Creswell Stanley. She owned and operated Ada’s first beauty school, Lela’s Beauty College. She and her husband Marvin were prominent in quarter horse breeding and racing, and she was a Hall of Fame race horse owner. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Ada.

She married Marvin Barnes on December 31, 1957, in Bartlesville.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin Barnes, of the home; a son, Jerry Whittle, Aubrey, Texas; Grandson, Vaughn Whittle, Aubrey, Texas; a granddaughter, Cory Whittle, Aubrey, Texas; great granddaughters, Avree and Taylor Whittle, Aubrey, Texas; and great grandson, Weldon Whittle, Aubrey, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

Bearers are Stan Stanley, Fred Stanley, Steve Stanley, Vaughn Whittle, Frank Lamirand and Jimmy Lamirand.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

|Rosedale Cemetery Page| |Pontotoc County Cemetery Page| |Home|

This site may be freely linked, but not duplicated in any way without consent.
All rights reserved! Commercial use of material within this site is prohibited!
© 2000-2021 Oklahoma Cemeteries

The information on this site is provided free for the purpose of researching your genealogy. This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities, for your own research, as long as this message remains on all copied material. The information contained in this site may not be copied to any other site without written "snail-mail" permission. If you wish to have a copy of a donor's material, you must have their permission. All information found on these pages is under copyright of Oklahoma Cemeteries. This is to protect any and all information donated. The original submitter or source of the information will retain their copyright. Unless otherwise stated, any donated material is given to Oklahoma Cemeteries to make it available online. This material will always be available at no cost, it will always remain free to the researcher.