The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

April 8, 2013

Jerry Barnes

CADDO MILLS — Jerry DeWayne Barnes, 73, passed away on April 6, 2013, in Greenville.

He was born June 19, 1939 in Madill, Okla., to Adam and Helen (Hart) Barnes.

Jerry was a school teacher in Griggs, Okla., for two years before spending three years as a computer programmer for Boeing in Athens, Ala.

He married the love of his life of 50 years, Betty, on July 20, 1962. 

In 1966 they moved to Greenville and he went to work for E-Systems, where he retired after 32 years.

Jerry was a loving father, husband, and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Barnes; son, DeWayne Barnes and wife Kristina; daughters Jamie Denton and husband Carlos, and Jennifer Barnes; grandchildren Kacie and Jacob Denton, and Tre and Kortni Barnes; sister Carol Armstrong and husband Larry; brother Mark Barnes and wife Nita.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Faith Bible Church in Caddo Mills under the direction of Lynch Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.

Interment will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Caddo Mills.

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