Irene Barnes

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 29, 2009

Irene R. Barnes, 86, of Murfreesboro died Saturday, January 24, 2009 at Southampton Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Va.
A native of Northampton County, she was a member of Revelle Hill Baptist Church. She was retired from Hardee’s as a cook.
Survivors include three sons, Melvin Vinson of Charleston, SC, Donald Vinson of Murfreesboro and Jackson Barnes Jr. of Baltimore, MD; three daughters, Mary Ruffin and Darlene Everette, both of Murfreesboro, and Lois Barnes-Smith of Baltimore, MD; one brother, Albert Ridley of Woodland; and two sisters, Claudia Gatling of Philadelphia, PA and Geneva Britt of Murfreesboro.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Revelle Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. Elijah Barnes. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Hunters Funeral Home, Ahoskie, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to