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Bennie Dale Barnes

December 9, 1969 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 52)


Mr. Bennie Dale Barnes, age 52, of Mt. Vernon, KY, husband of Charity, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at his residence, surrounded by his loved ones.

Bennie was born December 9, 1969, in Mt. Vernon, KY, a son of the late Herman and Mary McFerron Barnes. He was united in marriage to Charity Sowder on November 19, 1994; of that marriage came three sons: Justin, Jacob, and Jeffrey. He was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed tending to his chickens, being outdoors, and most of all, spending time with his family.

Those left to celebrate his life are his wife of 27 years Charity Sowder Barnes of Mt. Vernon, KY; his sons: Justin Barnes & Caitlin of Brodhead, KY, Jacob Barnes & Erica of Mt. Vernon, KY, and Jeffrey Barnes & Ashley of Mt. Vernon, KY; three grandchildren: Makennalee Barnes, Abbygail Barnes, and Liam Barnes; five brothers: Donnie Barnes, Tony Barnes & Vickie, and Gerald Barnes all of Brodhead, KY, Ronnie Barnes of Woodstock, KY, and Ernie Barnes & Armilda of Mt. Vernon, KY; three sisters: Donna Northern & Charles of Mt. Vernon, KY, Carolyn Rose & Don of Waynesburg, KY, and Minnie Hopkins of Brodhead, KY; as well as a host of many nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors, whom all loved him dearly.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four siblings: Robert Barrons, Jessie Barnes, Joyce Barnes, and Lois Barnes.

Visitation for Bennie Dale Barnes will be held on Friday, December 31, 2021, from 6-9pm. Funeral will be held Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 1pm, with Roger Pigg officiating. All services will be held at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Burial will follow in the Ottawa Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Ronnie Osaile, Robby Bradley, Nathan Renner, Dustan Ramsey, Jay Croucher, Scott Decker, Jimmy Mason, and Chris Brock.

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December 31, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals
148 West Main Street
Brodhead, KY 40409

Funeral Service
January 1, 2022

1:00 PM
Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals
148 West Main Street
Brodhead, KY 40409

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