BARNES, James R.Age 84. Born November 2, 1928 and died February 25, 2013. He served in the Army from September 19, 1945 to February of 1947; he reenlisted in the 11th Airborne Paratroopers until he was discharged in January 1950. He retired after 37 years from Stauffer Chemical; he spent the next 20 years as a realtor for Barnes Real Estate. Preceded in death by parents, Jim and Elsie Barnes; brother, Billy Barnes. Surviving is his wife of 62 years, Olivia H. Barnes; children, Lydia Reed (Lynn), Anne Smith, James Daniel Barnes (Geri), Edward Gerard Barnes (Tanya) and Martin Wayman Barnes; grandchildren, Eric Reed, Edward G. Barnes Jr., Bobby Barnes, James Daniel Barnes Jr., Graeme Reed, Logan Reed, Katy Williams, Natalie Balaskey, Sara and Mason Sargeant; great grandchildren, Chelsea and Marissa Barnes, Sarah Reed, Charlie Barnes and Camden Bell. The family wishes to thank the nurses at Suncrest Home Nursing and Alive Hospice-St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Thursday, February 28, 2013 at West Harpeth Funeral Home with The Rev. Philip Breen officiating. Interment to follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital; St. Anne's Church; or Alive Hospice-St. Thomas Hospital. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, 11 a.m. until time of service at WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME, 6962 Charlotte Pike, (615) 352-9400
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West Harpeth Funeral Home
6962 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
Published in The Tennessean on Feb. 26, 2013