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Helen Barnes

December 29, 1943 — June 26, 2023

Diamondhead

Helen Barnes

Helen Rose Barnes, age 79, of Diamondhead passed away on June 26, 2023.

She was retired, a dedicated volunteer of the USO and VA , and incredibly proud to have held numerous officer positions including this year’s 2nd Vice President of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 139.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Helen and Robert Reid, and Joseph John Ochs; and a brother Joe Ochs.

Survivors include her brother, Robert Ochs; children, Lori Chrisman (Mark), Michele O’Hern (Tim), John Walsh, and Timothy Barnes; grandchildren, Ashley Chrisman (Laszlo),Stephanie Walsh, Joshua Chrisman (Christy), Nicole Walsh, Patricia Caffrey and Brenden Masur; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 nephews, a niece, 3 great-nephews, and 2 great-nieces.  

Visitation will be at the Riemann Family Funeral Home, 19130 Commission RD, Long Beach MS 39560 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday July 21, 2023. The funeral service will be at 6:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Or American Legion Auxiliary, PO Box 3182, Bay St Louis MS 39521. 

Online condolences may be offered at www.riemannfamily.com

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Visitation

Friday, July 21, 2023

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Riemann Family Funeral Home - Long Beach

19130 Commission Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560

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Memorial Service

Friday, July 21, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Riemann Family Funeral Home - Long Beach

19130 Commission Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560

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