Mrs. Sarah Hall Barnes-Lucille Colbert, 96, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, at Frick Excela Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Davis M. Hall and Archebell Bramlett-Hall and was born at home, delivered by a midwife, in Standard Shaft in Mt. Pleasant, PA on July 30, 1924 and she always celebrated her birthday on July 31st.
Her mother died when she was three years old; the only mothers she knew were her grandmother, Sarah Harris, and Fannie Mae Hall.
Mrs. Colbert was a member of the Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church in Uniontown, PA where she served as an Elder, Minister of Music, and Women’s Ministry Leader. She loved working with young people. She enjoyed cooking, baking, traveling, and reading. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and seeing her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She was the oldest of seventeen children, and she loved education and learning. She received her associate degree from Penn State University and continued her education at California University where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and her Master’s Degree in Counseling.
Mrs. Colbert was preceded in death by; her husband, Louis Barnes II (the father of her five children); husband, Walter Colbert; son, Louis Barnes III and; grandson, Charles “Chucky” Stewart.
She is survived by her children: Sarah (John) Stewart-Jones, Patience Barnes, David Barnes, and Karen Barnes-Nelson; grandchildren: Tresa Beard, Emmy (Edward)Barnes, Larie (Michael) Gray, Theodore C. Jr. (Lindsay) Stewart, David (Kim) Barnes II, Rachel Barnes-Williams, James Nelson II, and Rene Nelson; 17 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
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