Alfred C. Barnes, 63, of West Memphis, Ark., died
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in Meridian, Miss. Alfred was
born Jan. 10, 1948, in Monroe to A.C. and Retha (Mitchell)
Barnes. He was a funeral director/embalmer. He owned
and operated Delta Mortuary Service in West Memphis.
Alfred was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Debra of the home; three
sons, Michael Barnes of Little Rock, Ark., Keith Barnes of
West Memphis, Christopher Barnes of Hampton, N.H.;
one grandson; his parents, A.C. and Retha Barnes of
Hartford, Ark.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon
and Vernon White of Greenwood, Ark., Sondra and The
Rev. Tommy Harris of Hartford, Shirley and Mark Callahan
of Hartford; and one brother and sister-in-law, Dale and
Nancy Barnes of Hartford.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Evans
Chapel of Memories, Poteau, with The Rev. Tommy
Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery,
The family will be at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m.
Monday to visit with relatives and friends.
Online messages may be left at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.
Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.