She was employed at Cleveland Casket Co. during World War II, while her fiancé, Norman, served his country in the war.
She was a faithful member of the North Cleveland Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Taylor Ingle Cawood and Charlie Annie Mooneyham Cawood; sisters: Gladys Haney and Juanita Cawood; and brothers: Roy Lee Cawood and Wayne Cawood.
She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Norman Barnard, of Cleveland; daughter, Norma Melton and husband, Randall, of Asheville, N.C.; two grandchildren: Emily Kytta and Mark Melton, both of Asheville; two great-grandchildren: Christopher Kirkpatrick and Tyler Kytta; brothers: T.J. Cawood and wife, June, and Taylor Cawood and wife, Jean, all of Cleveland; sisters-in-law: Joan Cawood of Cleveland and Inez Bush and Jean Barnard, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; special friend, Ariel Lusk of Cleveland; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at North Cleveland Baptist Church with Dr. Jay McCluskey and the Rev. Michael Cawood officiating.
Her body will lie in repose one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at Grissom Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to “His Vision” at North Cleveland Baptist Church, 2815 N. Ocoee St., Cleveland TN 37312.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Barnard family guest book at www.grissomfh.net.