Obituaries - Recent

Obituaries - Recent

Alice Vivienne Barnwell, 1926 - 2021

Beloved Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Aunt, Grandmother and Friend.

Predeceased by parents, Albert and Verla Williams, brother Dwayne, sister Aleatha Allen, and husband of 60 years, James T. Barnwell. Survived by sisters, Patricia McHale and Elaine Axberg; daughters Kit Willis (David) and Lanae Carter (Bert); grandchildren James Willis, John Willis, Michael Carter (Ollie), and Beth Holly (Jonathan);

great-grandchildren Anabel, Connor, and Wyatt Holly; and many nieces and nephews, including Dean Williams, Dennis Williams, Cheryl McHale,

Jim and Kathy Axberg, Vaughan and Patsy Axberg, and Dawn Blake.

The family wishes to thank Assisted Hospice Ventura, especially, nurse Amy Ritter and LVN Lori Nelson,

and caregivers Robin Lewis, Patricia Torres, and Mica Wicks for their skillful, attentive and loving end-of-life care.

Thanks also to Pastor Lyn Thomas and Alice’s many friends, especially, B.J. Blackwell, at Ojai Valley Wesleyan Church, for their prayers, cards, and phone calls.

“May we so live to enjoy that day when the Lord may say to us,

“Well done, thou good and faithful servant:

thou hast been faithful over a few things,

I will make thee ruler over many things:

enter thou into the joy of thy lord.”

—Matthew 25:21

“…a time to weep and a time to laugh,

a time to mourn and a time to dance.” ­

— Ecclesiastes 3:4

At Alice’s request, no public services are planned. Donations in Alice’s name may be made to Ojai Valley Wesleyan Church

or Ojai Valley Library Friends and Foundation.

Obit Barnwell photo