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Willie Barnes, 90, of Lowndesville, died Monday, November 30, 2015 at the NHC- Greenwood facility. She was born in Abbeville County to the late Ernest C. and Maggie Lee Wright Barnes. Ms. Barnes was employed at the Shirt Plant in Antreville, SC for many years. She was a dedicated member of Lowndesville Baptist Church where she played the piano, organ, participated in the choir, taught Sunday School and was very instrumental in the WMU. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Ellen Odell Barnes and Annie Benton. Surviving Ms. Barnes is her sister, Doris Powell of Lowndesville, two nephews, Robert C. 'Tater' Powell and his wife Sara of Iva and Benny Benton of N.C. The family will receive friends from 1:30PM to 3:00PM Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the Lowndesville Baptist Church. Funeral services will begin at 3:00PM in the church with the Rev. Fred Griggs and Rev. Scotty Willoughby officiating. Burial will follow in Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorials, in memory of Ms. Barnes, may be sent to Lowndesville Baptist Church, 464 Main Street, Lowndesville, SC 29659. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES of Abbeville is assisting the Barnes family.

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