Harry Austin Barnes, Jr.

December 14, 1930 - January 15, 2015

 

Harry Austin Barnes, Jr. of Mesquite, Texas passed away January 15, 2015 at the age of 84. He was born December 4, 1930 to Harry Austin and Nannie (Bull) Barnes in McKinney, Texas. Harry served his country proudly in the United States Army. He married Arlona Ash Barnes and was a resident of Mesquite since 1955. Harry worked for Southwestern Bell for thirty years.

He is survived by his sons, Mark A. Barnes and wife Ginger of McKinney, Texas and Thomas A. Barnes and wife Vickie of Mesquite, Texas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Lou Welborn and husband Doyle of Austin, Texas, and brother, Fred Barnes of Houston, Texas.

Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Arlona Ash Barnes and parents, Harry and Nannie Barnes.

A graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 20, 2014 at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas.

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He was a great and loving part of my life. I will miss him dearly. We love him. Phillip Barnes and family, January 22, 2015 You blessed so many of us with your Christian love. Our family will always cherish sweet memories of you. Love and miss you! RIP ~ Schuetz family~ Teresa Schuetz, January 21, 2015 we shared many meals together, you were the best friend I ever had. All my love, Sue Sue davis, January 18, 2015 i will always cherish the last few years we spent together, you will always hold a very special place in my heart. I love and miss you . RIP Harry Vickie barnes, January 18, 2015