Death of Prentiss Barnes

April 12, 1925 - October 2006
| Age 81

Former Moonglow Prentiss Barnes dies at 81
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Prentiss Barnes, who sang with the Moonglows and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, died Saturday in a weekend traffic accident in southwest Mississippi. He was 81.

Barnes, of Magnolia, was killed when his car wrecked on Mississippi 48, east of Magnolia.

Pike County Coroner Percy Pittman said Barnes was thrown from the car and died of massive trauma.

Barnes, a bass singer for the Moonglows, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2000. He...

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