Barnes, Karen

Karen Jean Barnes

March 8, 1949 - September 3, 2021

Karen Jean (Jones) Barnes of Carrollton, Texas passed away on September 3, 2021 at the age of 72. She was born on March 8, 1949 to Bernice Jones and Adrienne Gwendolyn (Wicks) Jones in Dallas, Texas. Karen started as a key puncher and rose to Senior Programmer Analyst at LD Brinkman. She married Joe Barnes on November 21, 1969 in Dallas, Texas.  Karen enjoyed the mountains and visiting Lake Tahoe and Colorado.

Karen is survived by her husband, Joe Barnes of Carrollton, Texas; daughter, Julie Hogan; grandson, Truett Hogan; 2 brothers, Rickey Jones and Donald Jones and wife, Pat, all of Grand Prairie, Texas; and her sister, Tracy Holmes and husband, Greg of McKinney, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernice and Adrienne Jones; brother, David Jones; sister, Marilyn White and her brother-in-law, Benny White.

Memorial donations can be made in Karen’s name to Grace Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange:

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To My Aunie Karen. Heartbroken you are no longer here. I will always think of you and all the fond memories I have of you. I will miss you.... until we're all together again. I Love you, Rachael
Rachael White , September 16, 2021 Always in my heart. Aunie ...... love you
Deanna Edmondson, September 16, 2021 My heart is hurting… I will always love and miss you, my sister. Eternal love, Tracy Tracy Holmes, September 14, 2021 Karen, You were a beloved friend and will be greatly missed. I could trust you to the ends of the earth and that is a rare quality. Rest easy my friend. Margie See, September 14, 2021