|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1917|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 28, 2005|
NEWPORT NEWS - Herman Barnes, 87, died Tuesday, June 28, 2005. Herman was a native of North Carolina and had been a Peninsula resident since 1958. He retired from Payne Air Corp. in Newport News after 35 years of service. He was a charter member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church and was a member of the church choir. He was a member of the Swinging Singers and the PAA. He loved music, and played the fiddle and harmonica, and was always ready to play a tune. He was a loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Elease P. Barnes; and his brother, Woodrow Barnes. He is survived by two daughters, Faye Comanor and her husband, Dr. Jeffrey Michael, of Kennesaw, Ga., and Amy Mills of Antioch, Tenn.; one grandson, Daniel Eric Mills; and his faithful friend and companion, Edith Kennedy of Newport News. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 1, in St. Luke's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 30, in Amory Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Luke's Church Choir Fund, 300 Ella Taylor Road, Yorktown, VA 23692.
Obituary, Daily Press, June 30, 2005.
Elease Pullen Barnes (1923 - 1990)*
Peninsula Memorial Park
Newport News City
Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11635440