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1954 Willie 2021

Willie James Barnes, Jr.

August 18, 1954 — March 18, 2021

Mr. Willie "Bo" James Barnes, Jr., age 66, of 8207 Ida St., Saratoga, NC was called to his eternal rest on Thursday, March 18, 2021.  Funeral service will be Tuesday at 1 pm at the Robert King, Sr. Memorial Chapel of Carrons Funeral Home 726 South Tarboro St., Wilson.  Dr. Torase Barnes will be the eulogist, and Elder Ernest Melton will be the presider.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

His memory is forever cherished by his mother, Mahally Dorothy Lee Barnes of Wilson, NC; four sisters, Jeanie Pittman (James), Jackie Parker (Ervin), Vickie Barnes, and Dorothy Dublin, all of Wilson, NC; two brothers, Jesse Eugene (Shelia) and James Edward (Carolyn) of Wilson, NC; a number of aunts and uncles, a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A public viewing will be held Monday from 4 pm to 7 pm at Carrons Funeral Home.  The family is receiving friends at the residence and will assemble there at 12 noon on Tuesday in preparation for the funeral procession.  Please remember the Barnes family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  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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