Abraham Oliver Barnes, aged 87, died at the Lincoln County Hospital Friday night, September 31, 1945, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were Held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the First Methodist Church of Fayetteville with Rev. Edd Christopher of Athens, Alabama, Rev. W. C. Morehead and Rev. H. R. Robinson officiating, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church, a prominent man in Lincoln County, and well-liked by all who knew him. Surviving are eight children, four daughters, Mrs. Thad Smith, Mrs. Elmer Ramsey, Mrs. Tull Smith, all of Lincoln County, and Mrs. A. C. Anderson of Wichita Falls, Texas; four sons, Theo Barnes, Eugene Barnes, and Arthur Barnes, all of Lincoln County, and Woodard Barnes of Vernon, Texas; three brothers, W. H. Barnes and A. L. Barnes, both of Lincoln County, and Edd Barnes of Shawnee, Oklahoma; two sisters, Mrs. John H. Ramsey and Mrs. D. H. Holloway, both of Petersburg; thirty-four grandchildren, fifty-six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
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On 28 Apr 2019 at 17:00 GMT Donald Barnes wrote:
Children > Sadie Mae Barnes 1881-1969 Theo Barnes 1882-1961 Eugene Smith Barnes 1884-1965 Arthur Decater Barnes 1885-1971 Annie Edna Barnes 1887-1988 Tommie Josephine Barnes 1889-1984 Mary Lou Barnes 1890-1982 Walter Woodard Barnes 1893-1986