Mrs. Debra Sue Knowles Barnes

Mrs. Debra Sue Knowles Barnes

Born July 20, 1956. Died June 16, 2020.
Resided in Rome, Ga

Mrs. Debra Sue Knowles Barnes, age 63, of Rome, GA, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at a local hospital.

Debra was born in Rome, Georgia on July 20, 1956, daughter of the late Bertie Lee Smith Knowles and James Carlton Knowles Sr.  Debra was a Special Education teacher with the Floyd County Technical High School for over 20 years.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Barnes; daughter, Whitney Culberson (Ashly); sons, Brad Barnes (Metina), and Brent Barnes (Christina); nine grandchildren; sisters, Brenda Lewis (Paul), and Terri Fincher(Michael); brothers, John Knowles (Michelle), and Jimmy Knowles Jr. (Sheila); several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Rev. Tim East officiating. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Mrs. Barnes will lie in state at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Saturday from 11am until 1:45 pm. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cancer Navigators, 255 West 5th Street, Rome, GA 30165.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

Services
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel