McPeters Funeral Directors

1951 East Third Street, Corinth, MS


Catherine Barnes

May 4, 1951October 6, 2019

Cathy Barnes

Celebration of Life Service for Catherine “Cathy” Lanning Barnes 68, are set for 12:00 noon Wednesday at McPeters Funeral Directors with Rev. Jody Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the Corinth National Cemetery.

Cathy died October 6, 2019 at Tippah County Health and Rehab. She was born May 4, 1951 to the late Dick and Bess Lanning. She was of the Methodist faith, a 1969 graduate of Corinth High School. She worked for her father at Lanning Chevrolet from 1969 to 1975, then went to work at ITT and then Cortelco were she retired from the Human Resource office. She loved her dog Leroy and her birds Paco and Sunny.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Barnes; parents, Garnett R. "Dick” and Bess Lanning.

She is survived by her sons, Stan Horton (B. J.), Kevin Horton (Ashlee); grandchildren Stan Horton III, Hannah Horton, Brooks Horton, Hallie Horton; sister, Cindy Dickey (Larry); niece, Brandy Settlemires (Marty); special friend, Jon Meredith.

Pallbearers, Pat Hodum, Kenneth Elam, Randy Jones, Larry Dickey , Jon Meredith, Marty Settlemires, Stan Horton III.

A family and friends gathering for Cathy will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Wednesday from 11:00 Am to service time.

Contributions in Cathy’s memory may be made to Corinth Alcorn Animal Shelter, Corinth, Mississippi. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com for the Barnes family.


  • Corinth Alcorn Animal Shelter


  • Family and Friends Gathering Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Catherine Barnes

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Connie Vinson Holland

October 8, 2019

My dear, sweet friend. We shared lots of memories together. From playing darts, to riding four wheelers and the times we just hung out. I will always remember your beautiful smile and laughter. Rest in peace. I love you.

Carolyn Horton

October 8, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you.
I worked with Cathy at ITT

Carolyn Horton