Tammy Louise (Bradshaw) Barnes, daughter of the late Carl Lee Bradshaw and Mary Louise (Blackmon) Bradshaw, was born February 15, 1968, in Mansfield, Missouri, and passed away suddenly July 30, 2020, at Cox Health in Springfield, Missouri. She was 52 years, five months, and 15 days of age.
Tammy grew up in the Norwood, Missouri, area and graduated from Norwood High School in 1986.
She married John Barnes October 5, 1988, in Manes, Missouri. Two children were born to this union, Josey and Albert.
Tammy was a waitress at several different restaurants, including working at the family café, Barnes Café, in Manes and Mountain Grove. She was also a dietary supervisor at Autumn Oaks Caring Center and later enjoyed being a housewife. In her spare time, she liked being crafty and creative through things like sewing and painting. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Tammy was preceded in death by her husband, John, and her father-in-law, Lonnie Barnes.
She is survived by her daughter, Josey Finch and husband Donavan of Norwood; her son, Albert Barnes of Marshfield, Missouri; her mother-in-law, Patsy Barnes Lakey and husband Gary of Cabool, Missouri; four brothers, Johnnie Bradshaw of Springfield, Missouri, Ronnie Bradshaw and wife Judy of Norwood, Steven Bradshaw and wife Tomoko of Everett, Washington, and Mark Bradshaw and wife Stephanie, of Norwood; one brother-in-law, Joe Barnes and wife Sandi of Cabool, Missouri; two grandchildren, Lilly and Cody Finch; and numerous nieces, nephews, uncles, and aunts, and other relatives and friends who will miss her greatly.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home with Rev. Joe “Chip” Williams officiating. Song selections were “Amazing Grace” and “I’ll Fly Away” sung by Cindy Sullivan. Burial was in Dutch Chapel Cemetery, Lynchburg, Missouri, under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the family memorial in care of the funeral home to help with expenses.