Barnes obit

Yvonne Melvin BarnesYvonne Melvin Barnes, 79, of Ashford, AL, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at her home after a lengthy illness.

She was a native of Jackson County, FL, and had resided in Ashford since 1963.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Estelle Melvin; sisters, Dora Brannon and Johnnie Cook.

Mrs. Barnes is survived by her husband of 60 years, Roland Barnes; two daughters, Donna Adcock and husband, Phil of Tuscaloosa, AL, Lori Williams and husband, Brooks of Columbia, SC; one son, Bill of Greencastle, PA; and one grandson, Patrick Adcock of Tuscaloosa, AL.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday July 22, 2016 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel in Marianna. Graveside services will follow at Salem Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, 2555 Kynesville Rd, Cottondale, FL 32431.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486, or call 1-800-525-5841.