Murray Jul. 06, 1930 | Sep. 29, 2022
Murray | Jul. 06, 1930 | Sep. 29, 2022
Mrs. Martha Joan “Momma Jo” Barnes, age 92, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Thursday, September 29, 2022.
          Mrs. Barnes was born in Metropolis, Illinois, on July 6, 1930, to the late Wylie and Lula (Hill) Parker. Mrs. Barnes was a seamstress and a member of the Glendale Road Church of Christ.
          In addition to her parents, Mrs. Barnes was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Curtis Barnes, who died on January 21, 2003; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Karen Barnes; and by two brothers, Patrick and Michael Parker.
          Mrs. Barnes is survived by one son, Kem David Barnes, Sr. of Kirksey, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Shannon Aslinger and husband Allen of Rossville, Georgia, Brande Barnes and fiancé Ken Stone of Rockford, Illinois, Heather Ackerman  and husband Brian of Lenox, Illinois, Kem Curtis Barnes, Jr, of Kirksey, Kentucky and Jody Barnes and fiancé Caylin Brewer of Clearwater, Florida; as well as seven great-grandchildren, Lane Holmes, Gavin Curtis Barnes, Collin Ackerman, Ella Ackerman, Ethan Ackerman, Colton Barnes, and Kamdyn Brewer.
          Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral and Cremation Services. John Dale will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be held on Monday, October 3, 2022, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
          Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Glendale Road Church of Christ, 1101 Glendale Road, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
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Murray, Kentucky 42071
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