Mrs. Lois Cole Barnes, 94, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
Throughout her life she possessed a true servant’s heart and was known for loving her God, family, church and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Spinks Barnes; her parents, Winnie Cole Holder and Grady Cole; and 9 siblings.
Mrs. Barnes is survived by
her daughter, Jimmie Lou Reed and husband, Jimmy Ray Reed of Louisville, Mississippi; and her son, Harry Barnes and wife, Stacy Barnes of Shawnee, Kansas. Lois has 6 grandchildren: Kim Reed Lee and husband, Benny; Gina Reed Mireles and husband, Paul; Beth Reed-Richardson and husband, Jay; Rome Barnes and wife, Valerie; Hud Barnes and wife, Ana; and Cole Barnes. She also has 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren: Carolyn Richardson and husband, Chris; Michael Lee and wife, Kelley; Rayben Lee; Brooke Mireles; Reed Mireles; Christa Mireles; Austin Mireles; Dawson Barney; Ian Barnes; Kelsey Barnes; Bryana Barnes; Kaydon Lee; and Austin Lee. A loving family including: Cheryl and Ross Calhoun, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Pallbearers were Rome Barnes, Hud Barnes, Cole Barnes, Michael Lee, Larry Veasey, and Jimmy Tabor. Honorary Pallbearers were Buster Moody, Danny “Moe” Yarbrough, and Carl Ming.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at First Apostolic Church at 115 E. John C. Stennis Dr., Louisville, MS, with Brother Jimmy Flake and Brother Michael Halfacre officiating. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Apostolic Church, Green Valley Boys Ranch, or Winston County Relief Fund.
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