Junior Henry Barnes, 82, of Homerville passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at his residence after a sudden illness. He was born in Coffee County, GA to the late Henry Jackson Barnes and Dora Ann Whitley Barnes. Mr. Barnes lived in Homerville most of his life where he retired from Brockway and was the owner and operator of Barnes Trucking. He was a member of Harvest Time Church of God.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lola Barnes; one son, Henry Arthur Barnes; one grandson, Parker Russell Prescott; one brother, Cecil Barnes; two sisters, Rutha Lee Leavens and Mary Francis Morris.
Survivors include five children, Theresa “Sister” Barnes of Homerville, Dorothy Barnes Taylor of Waycross, Mary Elizebeth Tiner (husband John) of Homerville, Racheal Pittman (husband Billy, Jr.) of Homerville, and Bryant Keith Barnes of Blackshear; fourteen grandchildren, Derick Prescott of North Carolina, Brandon Taylor of North Carolina, Mika Tiner of Homerville, Ashley Pittman of Homerville, Brianna Taylor of North Carolina, Kalig Tiner of Homerville, Bryant Barnes, II of Blackshear, Katelyn Smoak of Texas, Taylor Barnes of Washington, DC, Jherri Prescott of Nahunta, Trenton Pittman of Pearson, Bobby Pittman of Naylor, Chelsea Pittman of Lakleland, Kelsea Pittman of Naylor; sixteen great-grandchildren; six sisters, Connie Ann Hamilton of Pearson, LaVonne Marsh of Athens, Virginia Griffis (husband Roger) of Douglas, Sarah Clemons of Douglas, Edna Ann Inlow (husband Derwood) of Bainbridge , Carolyn Barnes of Douglas; one brother, Harold Barnes (wife Sherry) of Douglas; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 pm at Harvest Time Church of God. Burial will follow in Satilla Memorial Gardens in Douglas.
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 pm at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed online at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net.
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.