Voncile Barnes, age 71 of Cottondale, went home to be with the Lord on October 3, 2016 at Chipola Health and Rehabilitation Center in Marianna, Florida.
Voncile was born on August 15, 1945 in Jackson County, Florida to William Henry Benefield and Jeanie Susie Harries. She was a lifelong resident of Jackson County and attended Alford Assembly of God. She loved to fish, ride her golf cart, and she rode horses as apart of the Jackson County Sheriffs Posse. Her greatest love was raising her children. She was employed by the Jackson County School Board for over 24 years as a School Bus Driver.
She was preceded in death by her parents: William and Jeanie Benefield; husband: Troy Azell Barnes.
She is survived by her four sons: Roger Barnes (Becky) of Cottondale, FL, Dennis Barnes of Cottondale, FL, Tim Barnes (Mary) of Cottondale, FL, Keith Barnes of Bonifay, FL; two brothers: Eddie Benefield (Lillie Mae) of Cottondale, FL, Daryl Benefield (Tomila) of Marianna, FL; three sisters: Kathrine Boutwell (Norman) of Grand Ridge, FL, Juanita Benefield of Alford, FL, Rosie Benefield of Chipley, FL; eight grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 10A.M. Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Alford Assembly of God in Alford, Florida with Rev. Shane Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Alford City Cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 6-8P.M. Friday, October 7, 2016 at Alford Assembly of God.