Hermitage Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

535 Shute Ln, Old Hickory, TN


Lawrence Allen Barnes

January 26, 1928January 7, 2020

Mr. Lawrence Allen Barnes, age 91 of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

Mr. Barnes was born in Lickskillet, Kentucky, to the late Harry Barnes and Annie Sanders Barnes. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, and was a devout Vanderbilt fan.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Belle Barnes, and six siblings, Homer Barnes, Mildred Bass, Warren Barnes, Ruth Joiner, Evelyn Pope and Tina Bouldin.

Mr. Barnes is survived by his son, Larry (Gania) Barnes; daughter, Debbie (Lynn) Biter; grandchildren, Matt (Jessica) Biter, Carrie (John) Allen and Rip (Mary Ellen) Clayton; great grandchildren, Houston Allen, Hayden Allen, Barnes Biter, Bradley Biter and Creason Clayton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The Celebration of Life will be conducted at Hermitage Funeral Home on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00 am with Pastor Bill Myers officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, or to a charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, January 11, 2020

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