Jerry Michael Barnes, 78, passed away on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at his home in Ringgold. He was born in Rockmart, Ga. and has been a resident of the Chattanooga Area since 1977. He was employed for 20 yrs. with Frito-Lay, Inc. in Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia, and retired from L.M. Robbins. He was an avid bowler, an officer with the Chattanooga Area USBC and a devoted member of the Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John J. and Josephine Drew Barnes, and brothers, Donald Barnes and Johnny Barnes.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Anne Shadburn Barnes; daughters, Emily Barnes Patton (Gil) and Jerri-Ann Barnes; son, Christopher M. Barnes; grandson, Alex Patton; brother, Darrell Barnes of Rockmart, Ga.; sister-in-law, Bobbie Jane Barnes; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1-4 .p.m on Sunday at the funeral home. There will be a private family funeral service at a later date. The family has requested no flowers for the visitation.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-Wallis Stewart Chapel, Ringgold.