Velma Reynolds Barnes


Velma Reynolds Barnes
NEW BERN - Velma Reynolds Barnes, 89, of New Bern, died Sunday, April 27, at Bayview Nursing Home.
Born April 20, 1925, in Trenton, NC, she was the daughter of the late Paul Reynolds and Emma Loftin Reynolds.
Velma was a charter member of the Cornerstone Assembly of God and was the church's oldest living member.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda Clark, Amber Coley, and Susan Bland (Terry), all of New Bern; six grandchildren, Mike Clark, Eric Clark, George Coley, Daniel Bland, Avery Bland, Shade Bland; and three great-grandchildren, Brendon Aldridge, Trenton Clark, and Harper Bland.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 11 a.m. at the Cornerstone Assembly of God. Family will receive friends one hour prior. Burial will follow at Trenton Cemetery, Trenton.
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Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Published in Sun Journal on Apr. 29, 2014