Shirley Mae Barnes, 84, passed away June 5, 2017. She was born August 13, 1932 in Chicago, IL and raised there also. She graduated from Dunbar High School on the South Side of Chicago. Shirley worked as a payroll clerk for many years in Chicago and also served as a Child Care Technician at the Lutherbrook Center of Illinois. She is survived by her daughters, Lynnette (Florent) Lebongo and Sonja (Kevin) Gresham; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Phillip Barnes; her parents James and Alvia Farmer; and her sister Doris Strawter. A Memorial Visitation will take place Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, 430 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton, IL (1 blk. East of Naperville Rd.) Services conclude at the funeral home.
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