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Rena Ninette Parnell Barnes
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1909
Old Joe
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1993
Mountain Home
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA

Daughter of John Franklin Parnell and Elsie Clementine Laffoon Parnell.
Married (1) John Blank in March 1925.
Married (2) Joe Davis on December 26, 1935.
Married (3) Coy Jack "Jimmie" Barnes on March 24, 1950, in Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas.

(Note: The death date inscribed on the tombstone is December 5, 1909; however, her obituary and family records give the date as December 7, 1909.)

Obituary for Rena N. Barnes:

Rena N. Parnell Barnes, 83, of Mt. Home died Thrusday (Oct 28, 1993) at Baxter County Regional Hospital.

Services will be 2PM Saturday at Roller Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Dillon officiating. Visitaion is from 9AM to 9PM today with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8PM at Roller Funeral Home.

Burial will be at Galatia Cemetery with Kenny Lawson, Robert Lawson, Aubrey Burmingham, Lowell Walker, Andy Simpson and Robert Dale Skidmore serving as pallbearers.
Mrs. Barnes was a Mt. Home resident since 1989, formerly of Pitsburg, CA. She was born on Dec 7, 1909, at Old Joe and was a homemaker. She married Coy J. Barnes on March 24, 1950, at Columbus, KS and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was also a charter member of the California District 9 Old Time Fiddlers Assoc. She loved music, fishing, traveling and jokes.

Survivors include her husband, Coy of the home; a stepson, Jerry Barnes of Independence, MO; a sister-in-law, Stella Jones of Jacksonport; and several nieces and nephews.

Both parents, John Franklin and Elsie Clementine Laffoon Parnell, eight brother and four sister, preceded her in death.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stacey Johnson, Dr. William H. Ford, Frenchie Gallant, Charlie Strow, Howard Rand, Carl Goodnight, and Red Holland. 
Family links: 
  Edgar Martin Parnell (1898 - 1960)
  Hettie Margaret Dickerson Parnell (1899 - 1973)
  Coy Jack Barnes (1921 - 1999)
  Rena Ninette Parnell Barnes (1909 - 1993)
  Mary Elsie Parnell Baker (1919 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Galatia Cemetery
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Max
Record added: Aug 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40750250
Rena Ninette <i>Parnell</i> Barnes
Added by: Max
Rena Ninette <i>Parnell</i> Barnes
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My gr. uncle was Ray M. Barnes 1900-1957, father of Coy Jack Barnes.
- Larry E. Barnes
 Added: Jun. 4, 2016

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