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Lane Douglas Barnes, 77, Russell Springs, KY (1943-2021)

Lane Douglas Barnes of Russell Springs passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021, at his residence. He was 77 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Liberty Baptist Church, 215 Wilson St, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Greg Estes officiating. Burial will follow in the Wheat Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5pmCT until 7pmCT on Monday at Liberty Baptist Church and after 9amET on Tuesday at the church until time of services.

Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.

Born September 9, 1943, in Russell County, KY, he was a son of the late Beckham and Martha Gaines Barnes. Lane retired after 34 years as History teacher in the Barren County, KY and Clay County, FL school systems. He was an avid historian and Civil War re-enactor. He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, whom he wed on May 26, 1968, Bonnie Rexroat Barnes; son, Jonathan Andrew Barnes of Columbia; daughter, Sara Elizabeth Barnes of Russell Springs; brothers, Wilber (and Margie) Barnes and Roger Barnes, both of Russell Springs; sister, Mary Ann (and Ross) Dabney of Jamestown; nephews, BB (and Paula) Barnes, Brad Barnes, Brian (and Erin) Barnes, all of Jamestown, and Richard Dabney of Chadron, NE; niece, Suzanne (and Jason) Smith of Rochester, NY; great-niece, Jalena (and Garrett) Bryant of Jamestown; and great-great-niece, Jacklyn Bryant of Jamestown.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Gideons or to Disciples Village, PO Box 2101, Lexington, SC 29071: memo the check to Lanzac School Feeding Program.

Funeral arrangements for Lane Barnes are entrusted to the Bernard Funeral Home with an online guestbook available at

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Lane Douglas Barnes, 77, Russell Springs, KY (1943-2021)

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