Wayne Barnes, 66, of Harrisburg departed this life Thursday, July 30, 2020, at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born December 23, 1953, in Heber Springs, the son of Clyde and Ellen (Holland) Barnes.
Wayne married Mary Willbanks in 1973 and they have enjoyed 47 years of marriage. He graduated from Southside Greer Ferry, was a factory worker for most of his life and of the Baptist belief.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Darrel Barnes and Roy Barnes. Wayne is survived by his wife, Mary of the home in Harrisburg, one son, Josh (Bridgette) Barnes of Newark, two daughters: Heather (John) Kundert of Paragould, and Taylor (Willie) Belcher of Harrisburg, one sister, Sylvia Qualls of Jonesboro, eight grandchildren: Kristen, Jamie, Kiley, Luke, Ian, Logan, Braxton, and Parker, one great-grandson, Silas. Following Cremation the family will have a Private Memorial Service.
Arrangements are by Jackson’s Harrisburg Funeral Home.