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Allene Raines Barnwell
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1924
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2008
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA

Allene R. Barnwell, 84, of Hooper's Creek, went home to be with her Lord and her loving husband Saturday, August 16, 2008, at Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care's Elizabeth House following a period of declining health.

She was born in Henderson County, a daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Bennie McMahan Raines and had been an area resident all of her life. She was retired from Eaton Corporation and was a lifelong and faithful member of Hooper's Creek Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and once served as church secretary. She centered her life around her family and church, and with visiting the elderly and ill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her dear husband, Preston M. Barnwell; an infant son, Vicki Barnwell; and another son, Patrick Barnwell.

She is survived by a son, Grover Barnwell, of Hooper's Creek; daughter, Louise Connor and her husband, Alton, of Hooper's Creek; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Barnwell, of Hooper's Creek; a brother, Harvey Raines and his wife, Irene, of Balfour; three grandchildren, Major Barnwell and his wife, Kelly, of Birmingham, Ala.; Tricia Rhodes, of Hooper's Creek, Tonia Walker and her husband, Dusty, of Flat Rock; a greatgrandson, Devon Walker; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at Hooper's Creek Baptist Church. The Revs. Lawrence Rhodes and Phillip Youngblood will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Published: 2008-08-18 Asheville Citizen Times 
Family links: 
  Preston Major Barnwell (1909 - 1990)
  Vickie Preston Barnwell (1946 - 1946)*
  Patrick Hicks Barnwell (1950 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: James Archer
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
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Allene <i>Raines</i> Barnwell
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