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ALERT !!!!!   COVID-19

Effective Immediately for all Barnes Funeral Home locations.

Our family at Barnes Funeral Home has had the honor of serving the Preble County communities for over 100 years. Your health and the health of our families is of the utmost importance to us. We are making every effort in our cleaning practices at our locations to address common areas such as doors, countertops and restrooms. We are asking that you please observe the following requests.

If you feel sick and are uncertain about any possible exposure you may have had or if you fall within more vulnerable groups: Older individuals that suffer with Chronic health conditions that include: Heart Disease, Lung Disease, Diabetes & Pregnant Women. Please consider NOT attending any services.

If you do attend any service, please keep your distance and practice “Social Distancing”. The CDC recommends at least a distance of 6 feet. 

Please LIMIT the following: Hugging, Kissing, Handshaking and the amount of time you spend in our facility with the family and others.


Update to New Face Covering Order

November 16, 2020

Governor DeWine announced that beginning on Wednesday, November 18th , 2020 a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties. 

All entering any of our funeral home facilities must wear a facemask.

All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times when:

  • In any location that is not a residence;
  • When outdoors and unable to consistently maintain a distance of six feet or more from individuals who are not members of their households; or
  • While waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation, a taxi, a private car service, or a ride-sharing vehicle.

There are several exceptions to the face covering order.  Individuals/employees in the following cases would not be required to wear a face covering:

  • Children under the age of 10 or any other minor who cannot safely wear a face covering;
  • Individuals with specifically documented legal, life, health or safety considerations and limited documented security considerations;
  • Individual is an officiant of a religious service;
  • Employees whose physician advises against the wearing of a face covering;
  • Employees where wearing a face covering is prohibited by federal regulation;
  • Employees that are communicating with a hearing-impaired individual;
  • Employees when working alone in an office or a personal workspace;
  • Individuals who are actively exercising or playing sports;
  • Individuals who are actively involved in public safety; or
  • Individuals who are actively eating or drinking.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. The Family and Staff of Barnes Funeral Homes, Inc. 

Phone: 937-456-1111

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