OBITUARY Hazel Dean Barnes 81

first_imgTupelo, MS — Hazel Dean Barnes, 81, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019, at Tupelo Nursing and Rehab Center. On May 20, 1937, she was born to Joseph Bailey and Zera Fleming Bailey in Booneville. She was married to her soul mate and love of her life, the late Norman Barnes for 33 years and they made their home in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Hazel was quite the homemaker and a passionate dedicated foster mom. She possessed a selfless soul with a giving heart who had a passion for taking care of others, especially her family and foster children. She will forever be remembered for her nurturing spirit as she was a wonderful mother.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.Survivors include her sons, James Barnes of Tupelo, Richard Barnes and his wife, Meredith of Tupelo, Scott Barnes of Mantachie and Stephen Barnes of Canada; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Norris and her husband, Brian of Newbury Port, Massachusetts, Krystal Alfreds and her husband, Charlie of Tupelo, Amanda Barnes of Charlotte, North Carolina, Brianna Barnes of Tupelo, Natalie Barnes of Tupelo, Randall Barnes of Memphis, Tennessee and Joey Barnes of Tupelo; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Earnestine White of Booneville, Brenda Little and her husband, Randy of Tupelo and Faye Foster and her husband, Tony of Tupelo.She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Barnes; parents, Joseph and Zera Bailey; and brother, Jake “JC” Bailey.Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at W.E. Pegues, Tupelo. Graveside services honoring her life were held on 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Tupelo Memorial Park.(NOTE: The above obituary is from W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedOBITUARY: Verda J. Murray, 90In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Phyllis (Lanzilli) Catalogna, 98In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Janet (Colucci) O’Connor, 86In “Obituaries”last_img

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