Mary Ruth Gooch Barnes, 90, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing Bingo and loved flowers and gardening. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac & Florence Boss; her 1st husband, William Kendrick; 2nd husband, James Guy Gooch; last husband, Robert "Bob" Barnes; daughter, Billie Sandra Coppinger; step-son, Lamar Barnes and two sisters, Ara Ellis and Thelma Swanson.