|Death: ||Mar. 11, 2013|
Mr. Ruben Lensey Barnes, 85, of Morganton, passed away on March 11, 2013, at his home. Born in Thomasville, Ga., he was the son of the late William Henry and Carrie Mae Edwards Barnes. He had worked as a production supervisor for Simpson Fruit Company. Mr. Barnes was a World War II United States Navy veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife Edith E. Barnes of Morganton; two sons Larry Barnes of Ducktown and Lee Barnes (Harriett) of Morganton; daughter Lynn Williams of Morganton; brother Bobby Barnes of Greenville, Tenn.; sister Joyce Best of Eustis, Fla.; four grandchildren Jennifer Cearley, Dee Dee Gott, Justin Barnes and David Barnes; eight great- grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Tuesday March 12, at 4 p.m. from the Akins Funeral Home.
Donations in memory of Mr. Barnes may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to a charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.
Created by: Joyce "Sosebee" Waters
Record added: Apr 02, 2013
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