Charles Kenneth Barnes

November 4, 1924 - February 3, 2005

Kenneth Barnes, age 80 of Celina, Texas passed away February 3, 2005 in Dallas, Texas. He was born November 4, 1924 in Irene, Texas to Walter Lee and Mabel Iva (Wyatt) Barnes. He married Neta MyrleGotcher on June 25, 1947 in Ponder, Texas. Kenneth served in the U. S. Marines in WWII and fought in the Battles on SaiPan, Timian and Iwo Jima. He was of the Baptist faith. Kenneth was employed at Otis Elevator for thirty-one years as a construction foreman installing elevators. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Neta Myrle Barnes of Celina, Texas; son, David and wife, Debbie Barnes of Prosper, Texas; grandson, J. B. Barnes; brother, Jesse and wife, Mary-Ann Barnes of Frisco, Texas; sisters, Ruby Savage of Duncanville, Texas and Wanda Bolin of Canton, Texas; sister-in-law, Gladys Barnes of Mesquite, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandson, Paul Barnes; brother, Walter Wyatt Barnes; brothers-in-law, Billy Gene Savage and Jess Bolin. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 5, 2005 at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Frisco, Texas with Pastor Randy Wallace officiating. Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, February 4, 2005 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Shriner Children’s Hospital of Dallas or charity of your choice.

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Neta Myrle and family, I was so sorry to hear of Kenneth's passing. Our prayers are with you at this time and would love to hear from you. I can be contacted at 903-432-2549. Catherine Phillips Nelson, February 6, 2005 Sorry for your loss, you will be in our thoughts. Bobby & Patty Jouett, February 5, 2005 TO HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN! My name is Johnny Cantrell, I worked in elevator business for 36 years in DALLAS and FORT WORTH. I am so sorry of your loss. Look to GOD for strength in the days ahead and he will give it. WITH SORROW JOHNNY CANTRELL Johnny Cantrell, February 5, 2005 Kenny was a Good Gentleman he will be missed by all Dale W Tolar, February 4, 2005 Ken was a great Elevator Man and his memory will live on in some of the elevators he installed. He will be sincerely missed. Richard Dan Melear, February 4, 2005 Our prayer are with you. Sarah Meador Claunch, February 4, 2005 Our prayers are with you and your family at this time. James E. Meador, February 4, 2005 I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF KENNETH'S PASSING.I HAVE ALOT OF MEMORIES OF KENNETH AND RED AT THE JEWLERY STORE AND THE SUMMER I TOOK CARE OF DENISE IN THE FULL BODY CAST. I NEVER SAW KENNETH THAT HE DIDN'T HAVE A SMILE ON HIS FACE. JUST KNOW THAT HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE ANS SMILING DOWN ON ALL OF YOU. LOU ANN BRAZEAL, February 4, 2005