Carol Elizabeth Doak Barnes

Published 6:15 am Friday, October 11, 2019

Carol Elizabeth Doak Barnes, 76, of Creswell died October 5, 2019 at her residence in Creswell.

Born August 9, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Martin Donald Doak and Margaret Lockhart Doak and was preceded in death by daughter Anne Kristine “Kris” Barnes. Carol spent many years as an educator for preschool children at her Happy Day Play School and later Lawrence Academy. She later worked with Martin Tyrrell Washington District Health Department in their hospice program and as a social worker. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she served as a deaconess and nursery class teacher.

Her family includes husband John  Stephen “Steve” Barnes of Creswell; son Kyle William Barnes of Washington; sister Jane Doak Simpson and husband Rusty of Richmond, Va.; brother Dick Doak and wife Ann of Richmond, Va.; grandchildren Laken Barnes, Thomas Barnes and Claire Barnes.

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Funeral service will be held on October 12 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Jimmy Hagwood and Karen Pruette officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on October 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to the family at