|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1915|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 2002|
Married Minnie Barnes on December 1, 1942.The North Georgia News; Blairsville, GA 30512
July 17, 2002; Page 5B
Mr. Homer Allen Barnes, age 87, of Gum Log Rd., Blairsville passed away on Sunday July 14, 2002 in the Union Co. Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mr. Barnes was born on Jan. 2, 1915 in Union Co. the son of the late C.R. Barnes and the late Lura Lequire Barnes. He was a native and lifelong resident of Union Co., and was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by a son, Kelley H. Barnes in 1942 and by his wife, Minnie Maybelle Barnes in 2002. Mr. Barnes was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Surviving Mr. Barnes are four daughters and son in laws; Betty and Edward Sexton, Lucille and Johnny Martin, Revonda and Roy Phillips, Vivian and Ervin Martin; one son and daughter in law, Vernon and Rachel Barnes, all of Blairsville; five brothers, Dillard Barnes of Bryson City, NC, Gilmer Barnes of Travelers Rest, NC, Baxter Barnes of Rutherford, NC, Dexter Barnes of Waynesville, NC, and Max Barnes of Mint Hill, NC; ten grandchildren, three great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday July 16, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Horace Potts and Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating. Special music was presented by Jimmy and Johnny Hogsed. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Clifton, Byron, Hoyt, Marvin, Andy and Chris Barnes. Interment followed in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.
Cicero Rathwell Barnes (1889 - 1980)
Lura E. Lequire Barnes (1887 - 1968)
Minnie Ledford Barnes (1914 - 2002)*
Kelly H. Barnes (1942 - 1942)*
Kermit E Barnes (1912 - 1987)*
Homer Allen Barnes (1915 - 2002)
Thelma Ruby Barnes (1917 - 1922)*
Dillard Jacob Barnes (1920 - 2007)*
Maxie Odell Barnes (1930 - 2017)*
Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Chuck Garland
Record added: Jun 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11206109