Virginia W Barnes

September 21, 1910June 20, 2011

BARNES, Virginia Elizabeth, 100, a resident of Prattville, AL, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011 in Lawrenceville, GA. She has been a member of the Prattville First Baptist Church since moving to Prattville in 1932. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Everett Barnes, Sr., and one son, Ross Everett Barnes, Jr. She is survived by one son, Malcolm Barnes, of Lawrenceville, GA; one brother, Jack Walton, Phoenix, AZ; one sister, Mammie Mason, Orange Beach, FL; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren. The family request no flowers, in lieu of, memorials may be made to the Autauga County RSVP or the Prattville First Baptist Church Seniors Program. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Prattville First Baptist Church with Dr. Travis Coleman and Rev. Dave Burns officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The body will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the service. Visitation will be held at Ridout’s Prattville Chapel on Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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  • Visitation Wednesday, June 22, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Henry J. Horn

June 25, 2011

To the Barnes Family: Was so sorry to hear of your loss. I was Ms Barnes mailman for 10 years and she was always so nice. I enjoyed talking to her most everyday. She was special to me Again you have by deepest condolences.


June 24, 2011

Dear Barnes family,
I am so sorry to read of your loss. I could not help but think of Psalms 90:10 where it says "because of special mightiness they are eighty years". No doubt Ms. Barnes was especially mighty and witnessed much in her lifetime. I'm sure she will be missed by many. Again, my sincere condolences.

Betty Gamberg Norris

June 22, 2011

Dear Malcolm and family,
Your Mother and family have always been a part of my life and I will miss her as I know you will. I remember playing in the yard and Poochie and Spot chasing around after us kids,and going to the drive-in movie. She was a wonderful lady and a great friend to my Mother. She had a long life and leaves many memories for you and others. God bless all of you. Love to all of you.