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Clell Dewayne Barnes

December 23, 1934 ~ September 10, 2019 (age 84)
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Clell Dewayne Barnes, age 84, of Frankton, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson following an extended illness.  Clell was born on December 23, 1934, in Lilbourn, MO to the late Elijah and Ethel (Sandlin) Barnes.  He graduated from Anderson High School in 1952.   Clell served his country in the US Navy, from 1954-1958, serving on the USS Boston CAG-I, which was a guided missile cruiser. On October 25, 1964, he married the love of his life Carol (Hires) Barnes.  Clell retired in 1991, from General Motors Delco Remy after 38.5 years of service.  He was a faithful member of Madison Park Church of God, a 50 year member of the Anderson Masonic Fellowship Lodge, 32nd Degree Mason and Scottish Rite.  He enjoyed woodworking, carving, making pictures and playing on the computer.  He loved spending time with his family.
Clell is survived by his loving wife, of 55 years, Carol Barnes, daughter, Pamela Barnes both of Frankton, sister, Lena Dehority of Indianapolis; a brother, Donald (Linda) Barnes of Anderson, brother in law, Thomas Hires of Frankton, and several nieces and nephews.
Clell was preceded in death by his parents,  Elijah & Ethel Barnes and a brother, Loyd Barnes and a brother in law, Joe Dehority.
Cremation will take place with a memorial service for family & friends beginning at 6:00 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home in Frankton with Pastor Tom Malbone officiating.
A gathering time for family and friends will be Tuesday, September 17, 2019, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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