Martha Barnes

August 31, 1935May 29, 2013

Martha Barnes

Funeral services for Martha Jopling Barnes are set for 11:00 A.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Warren Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Martha died May 29, 2013 at her residence in Southaven, MS. She was born August 31, 1935 in McNairy Co, TN. To the late Finis and Ollia Mae Jopling . She was a retired bookkeeper for many years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Southaven.

She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Barnes Jr., son James T. Barnes US Marines Crop, daughters Ruth Barnes Roberts, and sister Doris Harrison.

Survived by her son Jeffery (Janet) Green of Walls, MS. daughter Brenda Barnes Reed of Corinth, MS. 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren Host of other family and friends.

Family will receive friends Friday 5 to 8 at the funeral home.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 1, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, May 31, 2013

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Barbara Rodgers

July 9, 2013

Thank you for reminding me how to survive when all the odds are against survival. You fought a good fight. Rest In Peace!

Pam Johns

May 31, 2013

You will be missed sweet lady, you meant the world to me. Rest in Peace Martha. My sincere condolences to the family......

From the Staff of Memorial Funeral Home

May 30, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.