Barbara Jean Barnes Harkness

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Barbara Jean “Jeanie” Barnes Harkness, 67, of Louisville, departed from her earthly life to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

She was a native of Hardin County, a member of New Vision Ministry Church of God, had worked as a cook for Hardee’s Restaurant in Louisville for more than 10 years and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira (Ike) Allen and Mary Lucille Barnes; one sister, Anna Josephine Skees; and one grandson, John David Smallwood.           

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Darlene McDaniel of Elizabethtown and Barbara Ann Basham of Canmer; one son, William Patrick Basham of Louisville; four sisters, Martha Weddington of Buffalo, Madelene Davis of Elizabethtown, Catherine Metcalf of Hodgenville and Charlene (Bill) Turman of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her five dearest friends, Denise, Charles, Laura, Betty and Corey.

Cremation was chosen.