Obit: Neil Barnes

Obit: Neil Barnes

August 21st, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Ray Neil Barnes, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.Neil lived most of his life in the Hamilton County area. He was a member of Stuart Heights Baptist Church and a past member of the Gideons International.Neil served our country in the U.S. Navy. Neil was preceded in death by his father, Raymond H. Barnes.Neil is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Connie S. Barnes; mother, Lella Byess Barnes.The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the North Chapel.Funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Pastor Gary Jared and Dr. Bill Henry Officiating.Burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Stuart Heights Baptist Church, Calvary Bible Church; or Gideons International.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN, 37343.