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Edward Lynn Barnes, age 61,

Edward Lynn Barnes, age 61, of Cabot, Arkansas passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021. He was born in Fontana, California on June 3, 1960 to James Barnes and Berniece Starling.

He loved bowling, fishing, being on the beach, and spending time with his family and friends.

Ed is preceded in death by his father James Barnes; grandparents Pat and Reba Collier and Carl and Clara Sterling; and mother of his children Diane Barnes.

Ed will be missed by his wife Red (Rhonda) Barnes; children Chris Barnes (Brittney) and Scott Barnes; grandchildren Lilly and Violet Barnes; mother Berniece Barnes; brother Mike Barnes (Heather); and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Red would like to thank Mike Barnes family for all the help received over the past year. A special thank you to Brooke Young for helping take care of Uncle Eddie.

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.   

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  • Andrea Poole Posted August 9, 2021 3:22 PM

    Barnes family I’m lifting y’all up love to yall

    • Hearher Barnes Posted August 10, 2021 11:13 PM

      Going to miss you my Brother Inlaw
      Loved you and prayers for you Red Barnes

  • Diana Wheatley Posted August 9, 2021 4:34 PM

    My dear sweet cousin will be missed by me & so many others. Praying for all the family.

  • Sharon Fletcher Posted August 9, 2021 5:29 PM

    Missy you have my Love and prayers for you and the rest of the family. God Bless all of you

  • Flo Brown Posted August 9, 2021 6:39 PM

    Chris and Scotty , so sad about your dad, I love you all and miss seeing you. Love to all the family.
    Flo brown

  • Brooke Young Posted August 9, 2021 10:25 PM

    My sweet Uncle Eddie. You will be greatly missed. Fly High. Rest In Paradise. I love you BIG, and always remember to dance.

  • Frances Eubank Posted August 10, 2021 12:36 AM

    Sending Prayers and Love to the family!

  • Berniece (Bea) Barnes Posted August 10, 2021 8:49 AM

    My dearest son, momma will miss you so much, but I have the assurance that I will see you again in heaven. 💕🙏🏼

  • CAROLYN MCKELLIPS Posted August 10, 2021 9:08 AM

    Red I am so sorry for your loss, I will be praying for you and the family the next several weeks as you try to get comfort knowing that Ed is not in anymore pain. He loved you with all of his heart and he will be truly missed my so many. I love you and I am here for you.

  • Asher shop Posted August 10, 2021 4:19 PM

    We sure miss him and his driving skills he helped transform riverfront park into a piece of art that people will enjoy for years to come

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