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Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870








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Carey Newsome Barnes, Sr., 97, passed away on May 24, 2022 at Vidant North Hospital. He was the son of the late, Frank Barnes and Montie Newsome. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Rebecca Anne Barnes, son, Carey Newsome Barnes Jr., brothers, Ralph Barnes, Milton Barnes. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Claude Etheridge Barnes of Weldon, N.C.,

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and Graduated from the Atlantic Christian College which is now Barton College. He formerly worked for the British American Tobacco Company and was the President of Catalytic Generators of Norfolk, VA., in 1998. Carey Barnes was also a World War II Army Veteran and a member at Chockoyote Country Club.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow to Cedarwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends after the committal at the cemetery.