Barry Barnes

Sunday, September 2, 2007

DEXTER, Mo. -- Barry James Barnes, 44, of Dudley, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

He was born Feb. 1, 1963, at Dexter, son of James H. "Jim" and Mary Ellen Williams Barnes.

Barnes had lived in the Dudley area all his life. He worked as a farm hand until his health forced his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Survivors include a son, Justin William Barnes of Dudley; a daughter, April Jones of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; his father of Dudley; a brother, Garry W. Barnes of Dexter; a sister, Dana Fay Wilson of Cape Girardeau; and four grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ray Placher of Puxico officiating.

Interment will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.