Jospeh Robert Barnes

May 16, 1924January 17, 2012

BARNES, Joseph Robert (Bob), 87, a resident of Prattville, Alabama, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Prattville at 11:00 am with Dr. Travis Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in Prattville Memorial Gardens Ridout's Prattville Chapel directing. Mr. Barnes was preceded in death by his son, Robert Stephen Barnes, MD, and his son-in-law, John Smith Robison. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jamie Stephens Barnes; one sister, June Barnes Joyner (Harold); two daughters, Marilyn Barnes Sullivan and Jamie Barnes Robison; five grandchildren, Robert Russell Barnes (Roberta), Joseph Stephen Barnes, John Andrew Robison (Lindsay), Jamie Elizabeth Robison and Joseph Taylor Robison (Tara); and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Barnes served in the Transportation Corps of the United States Army during World War II. He was a long-time employee of the State of Alabama and a life-long member of the First Baptist Church of Prattville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 138 S. Washington Street, Prattville, Alabama 36067 or Faith Rescue Mission, 108 Camden Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. The family would like to thank Susan Ellis and Cathy Mitchell for the loving, competent, compassionate care they provided during his illness. The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Prattville on Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 21, 2012

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Lisa E. Bannister

January 21, 2012

Dear Marilyn and family,

I was saddened to learn of your father's death. May happy memories help to comfort you all during this difficult time.

Tom & Barbara Henderson

January 20, 2012

Marilyn & Jamie, we will be prayerfully remembering you and your sweet Mother and other family as you deal with your loss. "Mr. Bob" will be missed, but we know that Heaven is rejoicing at his arrival! Much love in HIM.....Tom and Barbara

Ola Taylor

January 20, 2012

Bob and I were so sorry to hear about Mr. Barnes. You will be in our prayers and thoughts.

Rose Stephens

January 20, 2012

Sharing in your loss. Remember God is always with you even in the difficult times. Praying for you. He will be greatly missed.

anthony yarbrough

January 20, 2012

I am praying for you and your family.

Madge and Angela Ford

January 19, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.