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Phyllis Hagan Barnes

October 5, 1933 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 85)

Phyllis Hagan Barnes, 85, died peacefully Monday September 9, 2019 in her apartment at Bluegrass Assisted Living in Elizabethtown, KY surrounded by those who loved her.  She was born in Bloomfield, KY and lived in Bardstown, KY all her life.  She was born Oct. 5, 1933 to the late Frances Elmore Hagan and James Howard Hagan.

Phyllis was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.  She was a homemaker and worked part-time for Hurst Drugs and stocking American Greeting cards in Bardstown.  She was married for over 50 years to the late James Allen Barnes.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by death by four sisters Louise Bishop, Nancy Downs, Mary Loveland and Christine Janes, 3 brothers Buddy, James and Leon Hagan.


She is survived by daughter Pam Harlow of Boston, and son David (Lisa) Barnes of Bardstown.  She had 5 grandchildren, Cody (Katie) Barnes, Tony Barnes, Mikayla Barnes, Hannah Harlow, Carrie Harlow, and one great-grandson William Barnes.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.


Her funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday September 12, 2019 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Rev. Terry Bradshaw will officiate.  Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Wednesday September 11 and 9 – 11 am Thursday September 12 at Barlow Funeral Home.  A prayer service will be 5:00 pm Wednesday.

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