Graveside service for John Eugene Barnes, 66, Lawrence will be held 11 a.m. Monday, November 29, 2010 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Lyndon, Kansas. Mr. Barnes died November 25, 2010 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 3, 1944 in Rolla Missouri the son of John Franklin and Erma Mae Elms Barnes. They both preceded him in death.
John was a General Labor. He was also a handyman and was a member of the Local Union #1290.
He married Elizabeth Burton on November 26, 1964 in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Lori Szawicki, Lawrence, Kathryn Barnes, Pomona, KS; one son, Roy Douglas Barnes and wife, Cathy, Lawrence; four sisters, Patricia Bailey, Topeka, Virgie Farmer, Eudora, KS, Linda Buckins, Georgia, Kay Opper, Lawrence; one brother, Lee Roy Barnes, Kansas City, Kansas; four grandchildren, Nicholas, Aaron, Bradie, Peyton and five step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary V. Barnes; four brothers, Walter, Jimmy, Roger and Eveart and three granddaughters, Shelby, Lisa and Patsy Barnes.
Visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to John Barnes Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the mortuary.