West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Funeral Services for James Norman Barnes, 86, Thayer, Mo, will be 2:00pm Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, Thayer with the Bro Todd Williams officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Thayer.

He was born the son of the late Omer Hayden Barnes and Viola Brawley Barnes, on July 5, 1933 in Winona, Missouri and died November 3, 2019 in Thayer, Mo.

He was united in marriage November 3, 1955 in New Hampshire to Barbara.

He is survived by two children, Todd Barnes of Mint Hill, North Carolina and Lisa Steins of Montgomery, Massachusetts; one brother Othel “Barney” Barnes of Thayer, Missouri; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Barnes; his parents, Omer Hayden Barnes and Viola Brawley Barnes; one brother, Raymond Lynn Barnes

He enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports fan. He was a pipefitter for many years and later owned and operated a farm. He was a member of the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions mat be made to the American Diabetes Association

Family visitation will be 1pm – 2p Sunday prior to the service

Burial will be in Davis Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., Thayer.


1 Comment

  1. Clemmie Aaron
    November 5, 2019 @ 10:16 pm

    He was a very sweet man. He will be greatly missed.


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