Mrs. Willie Mae Barnes, 90, of Newnan and a former resident of Grantville, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at Beaulieu Convalescent Center, Newnan, Ga.
The funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church in the Lone Oak Community of Meriwether County. The Rev. Richard Campbell will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.Mrs. Barnes was born April 4, 1913 in Meriwether County, daughter of the late Albert and Elvira Bowen Burdette. Before making her home in Newnan, in 1997, she lived in Grantville for 55 years, was a member of Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, and was the wife of the late James Haygood Barnes. Following her retirement from Playtex International, she provided private-duty home nursing care for several years.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Jimmy Quick of Greenville; a son and daughter-in-law, James H. and Ryvonne Barnes of Newnan; one brother, Bill Burdette of Red Top Mountain, N.C.; and three grandchildren, Chris Stamps of Madras, Casey Stamps, Lone Oak, and Tommy Harris of Albany.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church.
Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.