BARNES, Pastor James Pastor James E. Barnes was born May 17, 1939 in Linwood Park, GA. He was the youngest son of the late Deacon John H. Barnes and Mother Susie D. Barnes of Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from S.H. Archer High School in the class of 1959. He is the pastor of Maranatha Missionary Baptist Church. Thursday morning, April 10, 2014, Pastor Barnes made his transition to be with the Lord. He leaves to treasure his memory, a loving, beautiful, and faithful wife of 30 blessed years, Reverend Betty N. Barnes, 3 sons: Mr. Carlton Dean, Elder David Barnes (Jeanette), and Mr. Joseph Dean; 4 daughters: Mrs. Belinda Dean Washington (Michael), Mrs. Macheal Bohannon (Lewis), Mrs. Melissa Byers (Scott), and Miss Valerie Evette Barnes; 17 Grandchildren, 12 Great-Grandchildren, 2 nephews, Carl Mason (Betty), Roy Thomas, a host of nieces and relatives. The service will be held at Dryden Funeral Home, 1467 Almon Street, Heflin, Alabama 36264 on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 1 pm (Central Time). Public viewing will be on Friday from 12:00 noon to 1 pm.

Funeral Home

Dryden Funeral Home
1467 Almon Street Heflin, AL 36264
(256) 463-2287

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 17, 2014