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Obituary of Ada Hults Barnes
Ada Hults Barnes, Age 94, passed into her eternal life on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at River Chase Village, Gautier, MS.
She was born June 25, 1924, in Moss Point, to the late Arthur Archie and Vera Dechert Hults.
Ada was preceded in death by her grandson, Arnie Pierce III; siblings, Thelma Felton, Howard and Henry Hults.
Ada is survived by her three children, Buddy (Donna) Barnes, Barbara (John) Thompson and Beverly Lee. She leaves behind a legacy of 9 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ada began her professional life as a registered nurse during WWII and transitioned into Owner/Operator of Hults Seafood in Moss Point, MS. She retired as Office Manager/Comptroller for Mallette Brothers Construction after many years of dedicated service.
Ada loved spending time with family, cooking, gardening, bowling, golfing and traveling. She was talented at all types of handwork and crafts. One of her athletic accomplishments was lettering in basketball at Moss Point High School. In the most recent year, she was well-known for her card and game skills, specializing in Rummikub.
Visit Riemann Funeral Home’s website to leave tributes (https://riemannfamily.com/) and view upcoming details for a future, summer Celebration of Life. If you would like to honor Ada’s memory with a donation, her favorite charity was St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Your day is now complete. No more pain nor defeat. A look into you beautiful mind we would have loved to see. The smile that shined so free. Surprised by what you’ve seen, maybe? Was it a light, a loved one, angels dancing free? Maybe the face of Jesus Christ sitting right in front of thee.
Your day is now complete. Move so free. The energy you once had now explodes uncontrollably. Is it beauty, is it green, do flowers glisten in a sparkling burst of nature we have never seen? The faces - we can only imagine all whom you see.
Your day is now complete. But, don’t think for one second your life here is complete, because you see - you have created an amazing masterpiece! Our eyes will glisten, our hearts will ache for the void your soul now creates, but oh - Oh! What you did complete! A legacy of man, woman, child ....an amazingly strong family.
Today is complete, but until tomorrow, may we be guided by your wisdom, guided by your dreams, guided by your perseverance to set yourself free. Today grandma, my selfish heart breaks. Your beautiful soul has won the race. Well done good and faithful servant. YOU, you simply are complete!
- Courtney Mihalik, granddaughter
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