Originally created 11/17/00

Mr. Willie Barnes



NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Mr. Willie Lee Barnes, 64, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem Branch Baptist Church, Salley, with the Rev. Danny Singleton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Barnes, a native of Wagener, was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Hall Hill Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church of Jamaica, Jamaica, N.Y.

Survivors include two sons, Kevin Barn, Hampton, and Darrin Barnes, Roanoke; four daughters, Denise Barnes, Cheryl Barnes and Carol Barnes, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Kim Holmes, Butner, N.C.; six sisters, Harris Barnes and Eddella Barnes, both of Jamaica, Linda B. Landy, Capital Height, Md., Frances B. Williams, Washington, D.C., and Corine Peterson and Shirley Holmes, both of Wagener; and nine grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence of Shirley Holmes, 71 Triangle Drive, Wagener.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. today at J.H. Robinson Funeral Home, Wagener.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 17, 2000