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Earnestine Barnes, 72

Earnestine Barnes, 72, 604 Rice Drive, Columbia, KY, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at 6:20 a.m., at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at 11:00 a.m., at Grissom Funeral Home, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Doug Lyons and Rev. Ronnie Dooley officiating. Burial will following in the Barnes Cemetery, Breeding, KY.

Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 25, at Grissom Funeral Home.

She was a daughter of the late Arvil and Velma England Barnes and a amember of Red Lick Baptist Church. She was also preceeded in death by a sister, Dortheen Barnes.

She is survived by the following:
  • A sister: Nova Corbin, Columbia, KY
  • One nephew: Tony Corbin, Columbia, KY
  • Two nieces: Patty Lyons and her husband, Doug, Bowling Green, KY; and Sandy Wilson and her husband, Rick, Columbia, KY
  • One great nephew: Colin Corbin
  • Five great nieces: Courtney and Ashley Lyons, Brittany & Tonya Corbin; and Kacy Wilson.
Memorials are suggested tot he Barnes Cemetery Fund and may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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