Harrell A. Barnes Jr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 19, 2007

COLERAIN, N.C.—Harrell Alton Barnes Jr., 69, of the 200 block of Whites Road, died Dec. 15, 2007, in Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Mr. Barnes was a native of Norfolk, had retired from Royster Clark Fertilizer and Kramer Tire Company.

He was a member of Atlantic Shores Baptist Church, Virginia Beach and a past president and member of the Virginia Beach Lions Club.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Marines Reserve and was the son of the late Harrell Alton Barnes Sr. and Frances Fowler Barnes Sharon.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara McGee Barnes; one daughter, Geannine Barnes Chlomoudis of Murfreesboro, N.C.; one son, Asa Lee Barnes of Colerain; two sisters, Linda Barnes of Norfolk and Joyce Britt of Merry Hill, N.C.; one brother, Leon Barnes of Virginia Beach; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Garrett Funeral Home, Ashley Chapel, 205 NC Highway 42 West, Ahoskie, N.C., with the Rev. Roger Hammond officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home and will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday prior to service.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Raleigh Administrative Resource Center, 11 South Boylon, Suite 221, Raleigh, NC 27602.