GARLAND — Mr. Wilbert "Jake" Barnes Jr. 75 of 4071 Old Fayetteville Road passed away Monday, December 28, 2015 at his residence.
Mr. Barnes was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice W. Barnes January 19, 1964, and wife Faye M. Barnes July 31, 2010, and parents W.W. Barnes Sr. and Effie Mae Barnes., one brother, Wayne "Bo" Barnes Sr.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 31, at Beards Chapel Baptist Church by the Reverend Bobby Trott, Reverend Nicholas Jones and Reverend Barry Helms. Burial will follow in the Sandhill Cemetery.
Mr. Barnes is survived by one daughter, Shelia B. Smith, one son Greg Barnes both of Garland, one brother Ralph Barnes of Garland, four sisters, Ruth Oliver of Garland, Mildred Jones of White Oak, Pam Best of Clinton, Cathy O'Bday of Charlotte, 4 grandchildren, Justin Smith, Jenna Smith, Jacob Barnes, Gracie Barnes.
The family will receive friends from 6 -8 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Carter Funeral Home in Garland. www.carterfh.com