STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Mr. Tracy Barnes, Jr., 56, of Ridge Forest Dr., entered into rest January 16, 2006, at the VeteranAdministration Medical Center, Decatur, Ga. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mr. Barnes, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Carpentersville Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Barnes; two daughters, Christina (Howard) Townsell, Mitchellville, Md., and LaRonda (Arnold) Bell, Ft. Ceal, Okla.; four sons, Tracy Barnes III and Feleno Barnes, Augusta, Eric (Shelonda) Rolland, Atlanta, and Selvy Burton, Killeen, Texas; his mother, Estelle Johnson Cook, Evans; five brothers, Wilbur Barnes, Atlanta, Curtis (Diane) Barnes, Bernard Barnes, North Augusta, Gregory Taylor, New Ellenton, and James (Portia) Cooke, Jr., Augusta; four sisters, Frances (Lernardo) Childs, Atlanta, Patricia Cheryl Cook, Cynthia Turner and Doris (Roderick) Pearson, Augusta; ten grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the residence of Curtis (Diane) Barnes, 912 Todd Avenue, North Augusta. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle January 18, 2006