Leverne Barnes

May 24 2006

52 year old E. Leverne Barnes of McMinnville died Tuesday at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga of an extended illness. He was a factory worker and a member of the Mount Hope The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home in McMinnville. Tim Pelham, Tim Bennett, and Greg Hibdon will officiate and burial will be in the Jefferson Cemetery in DeKalb County. Visitation will be Friday from 8:00 a.m. until the time of the service. He was preceded in death by his father, A.B. Barnes; a brother, Willard Twain Barnes; his grandfathers, Grover Barnes and John Taylor Russell; and grandmothers, Mary Emma Barnes and Maggie Ella Russell. Survivors include his wife, Janis E. Barnes of McMinnville. A son, Johnathan Barnes of McMinnville. His mother, Anna Ruth Barnes of McMinnville. A sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Billy Rankhorn of McMinnville. A niece, Ashley Barnes of Illinois and several other friends and relatives. Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of the arrangements.

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