Etta Holiness Barnes

October 29, 1935 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 85)


Etta Holiness Barnes, 85  of Fayetteville, NC passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at her home with her family by her side.

Etta was preceded in death by her father, Mr. James Holiness, Mother Mrs. Alma R. Holiness, two brothers, Wallace Holiness and James "Pete" Holiness and sister, Gloria Paris

She is a member of Lafayette Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Danville, Virginia.

The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm at Jernigan Warren Funeral Home on Wednesday Night May 26, 2021  Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 11:30am in Jernigan Warren Chapel with Burial Following at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery

Left to cherish her memory are Husband, Harry L. Barnes, two sons, Michael (Mary) Barnes and Leslie B. Barnes, a Foster Son, Olin (Frackie) Martha Roberts a God son, Reggie Johnson, Grandson Marshal K. Barnes (Jessica) a Great Grand Son, Elijar Barnes and Great Granddaughter, Rizia Barnes a brother, Clifton  Holiness (Shirley)  two sisters, Anne and Ernestine Holiness,  nephews & nieces , Reverend Reggie Paris, Carol, Joanne, Pamela, Trina, Thresa, Kimberly, Ouiana, Robney, Jamal, Irin, Billy.

And many more relatives & friends, best friend, Vera Johnson, Lorene Johnson, Best Freinds, John & Joanne Harris, Sam Smith, Nancy Chany, Carol Dalton, Steve Branch.

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Funeral arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, N.C. 28301

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May 26, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Funeral Service
May 27, 2021

11:30 AM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Burial following Funeral Service
May 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery (Spring Lake)

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