Bertha Jean Barnes

Published 12:03 pm Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Services for Bertha Jean Barnes will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Malcolm O’Leary, SVD, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Ms. Barnes died Saturday, June 12, 2010, at her home in Vicksburg. She was 60.

Born in Vicksburg, she attended St. Mary’s Catholic School, Rosa A. Temple High School and Utica Junior College. She had worked as a kindergarten teacher at St. Mary’s Catholic School and was formerly employed with Mutual Credit Union, Eden Pointe Apartments and General Service System Inc.

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She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she served as a Eucharistic minister, social committee member, CCD instructor and parish bookkeeper.

Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Barnes Humes of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Melinda R. Barnes of Killeen, Texas, and Leona Barnes Stringer of Vicksburg; three brothers, John R. Barnes of Vicksburg and Bobby E. Barnes and Harry R. Barnes Sr., both of Washington, D.C.; two grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.