June 24, 1946 – May 4, 2022
Kathryn Barnes-Martone Born June 24th 1946 in Elm City North Carolina died May 4th 2022 from complications of advanced Parkinson's disease ,she resided in New York City. Painting under her name Kitt Barnes she earned an BFA and MFA from the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill. Kitt Barnes was an accomplished artist being one of the first artists awarded a solo exhibition at the international gallery space P.5.1 Queens a division of the Museum of Modern art ,she exhibited at the Steven Haller & Ricco Maresca galleries in New York City. Surviving family members are her husband the photographer, artist , author Michael Martone , two brothers Mr. Norris Barnes 3rd & his wife Anne & Mr Reuben"Tank"Barnes and his wife Lynn Neeland Barnes their loving grand children and numerous nieces and nephews who adored Aunt Kitt from both sides of the Barnes & Martone families. My mate for 43 years or a thousand years before we met rest easy on the way to your death Then will follow a land of birds with cats ,dogs and fish so beautiful in radiant colors never seen on Earth,saved for our welcome in this final departure. And then music with once lived musician's playing to welcome you along a winding road to forever peace and lightness. The air so pure one need not breathe, absorbed into you as light. Here no one needs feeding, nor water, nor costume for we are lighter then air, to fly at will and visit our dear friends from our past who will advise us on how to become an Angel of earth to protect our heartfelt friends and off spring till death that sweet release from life takes them to visit our unimaginable paradise. A memorial service will be held at a date.See more See Less
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