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Myrtle Lee Barnes, age 68, of Baxley died Friday, April 27, 2018 in the Appling Healthcare System.
Mrs. Barnes was born March 8, 1950 to the late Lewis Atkinson and the late Francis Elizabeth Dyal Atkinson. She was a member of Spring Branch Baptist Church and was a former special education paraprofessional for the Appling County Board of Education. Mrs. Barnes was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Atkinson, a son, Marion Pete Nettles, and grandson, John Hudson Carter.
Survivors include her husband, William Wilbur Barnes of Baxley; three daughters, Pam Barnes Carter & husband, Keven, Donna Barnes Wheeler & husband, Jon & Angie Barnes Alexander all of Baxley; two sons, William Ricky Barnes & wife, Nickie and Wilbur Robby Barnes & wife, Kristi all of Baxley; a sister, Barbara Ann Stankowitz of Dalton; three brothers, Larry Atkinson, Jerry Atkinson both of Baxley & Terry Atkinson of Hazlehurst. Thirteen grandchildren & eleven great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Spring Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Bryan Gill & Sister Virginia Herrington officiating.
Interment will follow in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Spring Branch Baptist Church.
Active pallbearers will be Jerry Barnes, Gerald Newman, Kelly Atkinson, Kevin Atkinson, Wayne Anderson, Robbie Leggett, Clay Carter & Jeff Rountree.
Honorary pallbearers will be the S.A.L.T. Ladies and the kitchen crew of Spring Branch Baptist Church, Caroline Anderson & Staff & the Spring Branch Baptist Church Choir.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.