Date of Death: January 25, 2021

Service Details

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Light and Life Wesleyan Church with Pastor Sam Maddox officiating.

Obituary Notice

Lisa Deann (VanScoik) Barnes, 58, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 25, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born February 12, 1962 in Three Rivers, the daughter of Marvin and Wanetta (Postma) VanScoik.

Lisa graduated from Three Rivers High School, and later studied massage therapy at Olympia University. She worked for Three Rivers Health and Bermo Enterprises and then several years at Village Market in Centreville and most recently at T.H. Plastics in Mendon before her illness.

She was very active at Light and Life Wesleyan Church in Three Rivers where she was a mentor to many young girls in their Christian walk.

Lisa loved her family, especially her grandchildren; she also loved collecting angels, doing arts and crafts, arranging flowers, cooking, and baking.

Remaining to cherish her memory are her husband, Duane Barnes, whom she married February 22, 2020; daughter, Autumn (Brock) Yost of Three Rivers; sons, Jason (Jennifer) Kerr, Mathew (Jessica) Kerr, Travis Kerr and James Staffen; grandchildren, Brady, Allie, Barrett, Lillie, Riley, Olivia and Averly; mother, Wanetta VanScoik; brothers, Steven (Lynda) VanScoik, Scott (Sue) VanScoik, and Tony VanScoik; sister, Linda (Keith) Pierce; sister-in-law, Brenda VanScoik.

Preceding her in death were her father and a brother, Jack VanScoik.

Additional Information

Donations in Lisa’s memory may be directed to Cancer Treatment Centers of America or Light and Life Wesleyan Church. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of her arrangements.

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  1. Lisa was my wife, her smile was the most beautiful one I ever saw. That is what got me, her heart is what kept me, we truly never fought, we understood one another with out saying a word. I never new love like we shared, nore will I ever again. I dont know how I’m going to live with out you, I miss you so much but I will see you again my Dove, love and will remain alone as I promised an gave my word till we meet in you my Dove.

  2. I have so many fond memories of Lisa when we were young. She was a cousin my age and we had great times together at family gatherings. My heart is so very sad at her loss. My love and prayers are with all of her family. I can only imagine the heartbreak that all of you are experiencing.

  3. I am so sorry to see the passing of Lisa. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family and the many friends friends That were blessed to have her as a friend. Always a smile on her face. Got to know Lisa in our younger days and always said Hi and chatted when we could. She is an amazing person as will be missed! Forever remembered!

  4. Lisa was a dear friend, her laugh and her smile were always a joy to be around, we had such fun times! She always called me baby cakes, and we always laughed when we were together, she will be missed very much! Heart felt prayers to her entire family!

  5. Lisa was a great mother in law to me as well as a loving grandmother to our 3 children. I always looked forward to seeing our kids enjoy their time with her. Her sarcastic personality was always good for pulling a smile out of us when we needed it. She will be missed beyond measure by our little family. ❤️

  6. Lisa was my best friend going to be so hard going through without her even though we had our ups and downs we always made up we always stood by each other we always Ed will always love each other

  7. We were shocked to hear of Lisa’s tragic death. She was far too young and had too much life left to live and to give to have this happen now. Somehow we were unaware of her health battle so were shocked and saddened to hear the sad news. Lisa and our girls were cousins and friends. Lisa has been family since before she was born. We are thankful for her life and for her beautiful smile and loving personality. No doubt she had her faults but we never knew any. She was kind, loving and supportive of family and friends. We are thankful for her life her on earth and so glad we could experience some of it with her. We are even more thankful for her faith and for her eternal life in Christ Jesus. Good night dear Lisa. Give our greetings to Marvin and Jack. We’ll see you all in the morning.

  8. Tom and I are shocked by this heart breaking news. Lisa was a genuine, honest, sweet and Godly lady. We pray, during this time, that all of her friends and loved ones will find peace in Gods promise of her ever lasting life. Lisa is in the Best hands now!! We will see you again Lisa❤️

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