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Lennette Barnes

May 6, 1961 — April 9, 2020

Ms. Lennette Barnes, age 58, of 416 North Parker St., Elm City was called to eternal rest on Thursday, April 9.  A private funeral service for family will be held.

Precious memories are cherished by her daughter, Kathy Barnes (Bennie) of Wilson, NC; her son, Elder Kenneth Barnes of Greenville, NC; two sisters, Annette Lucas (Jimmy) of Wilson, NC and Beulah Taylor (Albert) of Sharpsburg, NC; three brothers, Eddie Ruffin (Gwen), Benjamin Barnes and Irvin Barnes all of Wilson, NC; five grandchildren that she cherished as her own, Jeremy Barnes, Tyrone Barnes, Sabrina Barnes, Tatiana Barnes, and Jamail Barnes; four great-grandchildren; eight aunts, Etta Mae Hines of Irvington, NJ, Annie Barnes, Ilene Barnes, Bobby Jean Ruffin, Dorsey Ruffin, Janice Ruffin, Hilda Moore and Cleo Thomas (Robert) all of Wilson, NC; eight uncles, Eddie Lee Barnes, James Barnes (Carolyn), Jay Ruffin, Sylvester Ruffin, Ricky Ruffin, Clay Ruffin (Doreatha), Christopher Ruffin all of Wilson, NC; Cornellius Ruffin of Saratoga, NC; one great aunt, Ester Ruffin; two special nieces, Donnella Harris (Ricky) and Barbara Jean Jones (Torey); a host of nieces, nephews and cousin.

A public viewing is scheduled for Saturday, April 11, 2020 from 9 am to 11 am at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson.  Please keep the Barnes family in your thoughts and prayers.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to


Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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