Willie Frank Barnes
March 26, 1936 - October 28, 2013
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Willie Frank "Buddy" Barnes, 77, passed away at his residence with his loving family by his side on Monday, October 28, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2013 at Watson-Hunt Funeral Home with interment in Perry Memorial Gardens. Pastor Fred McCoy will officiate. The family suggests contributions to Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Drive, Warner Robins, Georgia. Mr. Barnes was born in Leake County, Mississippi and was the son of the late Frank Harvey and Alice Mae Brown Barnes.
He had lived in Perry since 1977 and retired from Griffin Lumber Company in Cordele where he worked for years as a saw filer. "Buddy," as he was affectionately called was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to watch old western movies.
Left to cherish his memory are his children; Teresa Barnes of Hutchinson, PA, Tammie Stephenson (Donnie) of Perry, and Frank Barnes (Marci) of Pittsburgh, PA; brother, Thomas Barnes of Gadsden, Alabama, grandsons, Clifford Torres, Daniel Torres, Jonathan Torres, Anthony Torres, Matthew Stephenson, Brian Stephenson, and Henry Barnes; great-granddaughter, Rosemari Anne Torres.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Eunice Papizan Barnes.
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