OBITUARY

Julia Christine Barnes

May 30, 1934October 9, 2018

Julia Christine Barnes, 84, of Bakersfield, CA formerly of Mansfield, AR passed away Monday, October 9, 2018 in Bakersfield, CA. She was born in Austin, TX on May 30, 1934. She worked as a supervisor at a government packaging company for over 30 years until she retired in 2000. She was a kind hearted woman, a loving dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. First and foremost, she treasured her family and embraced every moment with them. She made friends everywhere she went and became a mother figure to many.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Ruby Given; one son, Ronald Barnes; three sisters, Anna Jane Ray, Alene Glass and Evelyn White; and the love of her life, Charles “Jeeker” Barnes.

She is survived by her children, two sons, Donald Barnes of Peoria, AZ and Gary Wayne Barnes of Bakersfield, CA; two daughters, Pamela “Susie” Miller of Bakersfield, CA and Judy Bekhdoud of Fresno, CA.; six grandchildren, Grace Barnes, Andrew Barnes, Brian Barnes, Alissar Bekhdoud, Jamal Medina and Christopher Barnes; two sons-in law and two daughters-in-law; ten great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Please join us in celebrating her life on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at James Fork Baptist Church in Mansfield. Catered luncheon will immediately follow with interment at Hartford Memorial Park under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.

  • FAMILY

  • Mrs. Barnes is survived by her children, two sons, Donald Barnes of Peoria, AZ and Gary Wayne Barnes of Bakersfield, CA; two daughters, Pamela “Susie” Miller of Bakersfield, CA and Judy Bekhdoud of Fresno, CA.; six grandchildren, Grace Barnes, Andrew Barnes, Brian Barnes, Alissar Bekhdoud, Jamal Medina and Christopher Barnes; two sons-in law and two daughters-in-law; ten great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
  • DONATIONS

  • a charity of the donor's choice

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 18, 2019

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