Paul Lewis Barnes, age 81, went to be with the Lord on February 28, 2018 at 7:15 p.m.
He was born April 28, 1936 to the late George and Bessie (Burris) Barnes.
He married Lula Belle Martin on August 25, 1957, celebrating 60 years of marriage this past August, she survives.
He is survived by two daughtersDiana Lynn Wilson of Monticello, Ky. and Tina Marie Johnson of Noblesville, Ind.; and one sonPaul Lewis Barnes, Jr. (Kim) of Frankfort, Ind. He is also survived by 10
grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
He also has two sistersRuth Byrd of Frankfort, Ind. and Janet Lois Baber, of Kirklin, Ind.; and one brotherJohnny Barnes of Frankfort,
Two brothers preceded him in deathRobert Lyle Barnes and George Ray Barnes.
He had accepted the Lord many years ago and was an ordained minister with the Wesleyan Tabernacle Association.
He built the Cabell Community Holiness Church of which he was the pastor until he went to meet the Lord.
He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War from 1954-1956.
He was a hard worker and many of his family and friends enjoyed listening to him tell stories around the wood stove, laughing and making cherishable memories and giving advice.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Cabell Community Holiness Church with Bro. Richard Williams and Bro.
Dennis Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery. Full military honors were performed by our local DAV Chapter 105.
Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on March 6, 2018