2014-09-03 / Obituaries



Jerry Lee Barnes of Croswell and formerly of White Lake, Mich. passed away at home, surrounded by his loved ones on Monday, August 11, 2014 after his courageous battle with cancer at the age of 56.

Jerry was born November 6, 1957 to Devine and the late John Barnes in Lansing.

He was a cook at Freighters Restaurant, Port Huron and a former cook at Dobski’s in Waterford, Mich. for fifteen years.

His family and friends were very important to him, along with his little piece of country he shared with the love of his life, Diane Clark, who survives. Jerry is fondly remembered by his guitar playing and funny antics writing songs for those closest to him.

He was preceded in death by his father and his sister, Debbie Barnes.

He is survived by his children, Christopher (Tiffany) Barnes, Laura, Sarah and Autumn Barnes, all of White Lake; siblings- sisters, Loretta Heinbokel, Lois Barnes, Cindy Barnes and brother, Doug Barnes, all of Atlanta, Mich.

Jerry’s Celebration of Life service will be held in Highland, Mich. Please contact any family member for date and time details.

Memorials may be given to the children in memory of their father.

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