Sheirlan Lovett Barnes, 69, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the UK Markey Cancer Center of Lexington. Born June 15, 1949, in Richmond, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Hugh Lovett, Jr. and Dorothy (Short) Lovett, both of whom preceded her in death.
Sheirlan was a homemaker, but most of all a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed traveling with the family and playing Facebook games, and she loved her flower garden and her hummingbirds. She attended Brindle Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Ollie D. Barnes, of Richmond; two daughters, Teresa Vinson (Bill) of Richmond and Lisa Porter (Tim) of Lexington; one sister, Beverly Gayle Stillwell (Larry) and one brother, Elmer Lovett (Helen) both of Richmond. She also leaves six grandchildren, Khristy Couch (DJ), Ashley Bennett (Sean), Brandi Blackburn, Amber Willis, Alyssa Porter, and Matthew Porter (Nicole); eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and her “Fur Kid” Buddy Barnes.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Wayne Lovett.
Funeral service for Sheirlan will be held at 3:00 PM Friday, September 21, 2018 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Roberts officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until service time on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the local Madison County Humane Society, Animal League for Life, 128-C Big Hill Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475.