December 12, 1921 - October 16, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home
Friday, October 20, 2017 11 a.m. at Church of the Nazarene
Margaret Ellen (Barnes) White, age 95, Columbus, OH, passed away October 16, 2017. Born December 12, 1921 in Columbus, OH to Samuel H. and Nola (Tobin) Barnes. She taught vocal music in Wayne, MI, Westerville and retired from Johnstown, OH school system. Graduated from Westerville High School in 1939, also Bliss College, Otterbein College and attended The Ohio State University and Eastern Michigan University. Lifetime member of Westerville Church of the Nazarene where she played organ and piano; she also directed several church choirs. Her hobbies included bowling, camping and traveling. Survived by her daughter, Deborah Jean White and her dearest friend, Jean (Bowman) Burns. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles; sisters, Donna Smith, Edna May Barnes and brother, Clarence E. Barnes. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Thursday 6-8 p.m.. Service will be held at Westerville Church of the Nazarene, 355 Cherrington Road, Westerville, Friday at 11 a.m. with visitation 1 hour before the service, Pastor Leonard Myers, officiating. Additional services and interment will be held in Tennessee.