Let the memory of Willie be with us forever
  • 65 years old
  • Born on March 15, 1946 .
  • Passed away on December 27, 2011 .

Barnes, Mr. Willie Gene, a resident of Lanett, AL, died Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at his residence.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. from Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, Lanett, AL, Rev. Louis Upshaw, Pastor, Rev. Donald Lancaster, Officiating.

Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Lanett, AL. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.

His survivors include: his loving and devoted wife, Shirley Ann Barnes, Lanett, AL; two sons, Alex (Serlanda) Hannah, Opelika, AL and Derek (Nicole) Barnes, Lanett, AL; one daughter, Nekissta Williams, Norcross, GA; nine grandchildren, Eric Barnes, Derrick Barnes, Kedarius Barnes, Zyion Williams, Jalen Williams, Travis Asberry, Kendra Williams, Raven Hannah and Parker Hannah; his father, George H. (Mary Helen) Walker, Lanett, AL; nine brothers, Charles Barnes, Howard Barnes, Jr., Griggs (Minnie) Walker, Michael (Carolyn) Meadows, Morris (Gloria) Walker and Norris (Regina) Walker all of Lanett, AL, Homer (Linda) Walker, Waverly, AL, George J. (Blonnie) Walker, Atlanta, GA and Jimmy J. Walker, Clearwater, FL; seven sisters, Shirley Ann Williams, Beverly Ann Smith, Darlene Barnes, Mary A. (Henry) Bailey and Georgia M. Barker all of Lanett, AL, Bobbie (Anthony) Carter, Valley, AL and Jenelle W. Oliver, Atlanta, GA; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Ferrell, Walter Lee Boyd and Curtis Winston; sisters-in-law, Kathleen (Bobby) Floyd, Cassandra Ford, Marjorie Boyd, Martha Boyd, Janice (John) Bandy, Stacey Winston, Karen Winston, Katherine Boyd and special sister-in-law, Barbara Rowe; special cousin, Henry L. (Myrtis) Goss; special friends, Jimmy Johnson and Mrs. Willie Sambula; close neighbors, Edith Landers and Lula Washington; and, a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.                                   

Professional services provided by Davis Memorial Mortuary Inc. in Valley Alabama. http://davismemorialmortuary.com


Posted by Phyllis Stiggers on March 21, 2012
We are truly saddened by the recent death of our dear friend, Willie Gene Barnes. However, we know that God is still good and we will continue to trust Him. Family, we will continue to pray for your strength.
                            Bobby & Phyllis Zachery-Stiggers
Posted by (Dav) Administrator on February 17, 2012
Johnson Family wrote at
2012-01-02 08:07:43

To the family of Mr. Barnes, we would like to offer our deepest sympathy. Words cannot take away the pain but knowing that others are thinking of you can be a source of strength. May the God of all comfort and tender mercies be with you during this time.

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