Born Thursday, January 15, 1948
Died Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Jimmie Dale Barnes, 72, of Gore, Oklahoma went to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born on January 15, 1948 to John and Nellie (Ingram) Barnes in Calvin, Oklahoma. He married the love of his life, Donna Jones, on June 10, 1966 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. They shared 54 years of marriage and many happy memories together.
Jim worked at Georgia-Pacific for many years in maintenance in the instrumentation and electrical department until his retirement. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, John and Nellie Barnes; his son, Jimmie Barnes, Jr. (Jay); and his sister, Carolyn Barnes.
He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Barnes of the home; daughters, Cheryl Raynor and husband Matt of Houston, TX, and Angela Bell of Muskogee, OK; grandsons, Jonathan Barnes and wife Katlin of Tulsa, OK, Nicholas Barnes and wife Allyssa of Ingleside, TX, Danial Miller of Ingleside, TX, and Lane Bell of Muskogee, OK; granddaughter, Lacey Bell Muskogee, OK; great-grandsons, Jaxon, Maverick and Kamdyn Barnes all of Tulsa, OK, and Kayden Barnes of Ingleside, TX; great-granddaughter, AJ Griffin of Ingleside, TX; brothers, Orvil Barnes and wife Glenda of Christie, OK, JR Barnes and wife Betty of Gore, OK, David Barnes of Keys, OK, Tom Barnes of Gore, OK, Michael Barnes and wife Joyce of Sallisaw, OK, and Robert Barnes and wife Janice of Chattanooga, OK; sisters, Geneva Ray and husband Charlie of Gore, OK and Carla Duvall and husband Dan of Gore, OK; and many nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.
The family will greet friends 5PM-7PM, Monday, July 13, 2020 at Cornerstone Funeral Home.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be 2PM, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Keefeton Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Danny Barks officiating. Interment will follow at White Cemetery with Jonathan Barnes, Nicholas Barnes, Danial Miller, Lane Bell, Matt Raynor, and Tex Ferguson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Schroder, Troy Bell, Darrell Corser and James Anthony.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 North York St, Muskogee, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family online at http://www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.