Kenneth Ray Barnes passed away April 26, 2018

Kenneth Ray Barnes, age 73 of Drasco, Arkansas, passed away on April 26, 2018.  Born on December 4, 1944 in Pine Snag, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Otis and Janey Davis Barnes.

Kenneth was a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Russell Barnes , his brother Emmett Barnes and his sister Verna Jean Moreland.

He is survived by his wife Emogene Southerland Barnes, his daughters Windy Garrett and her husband Don of Kansas City Kansas and Melody West and her husband Darrell of Drasco, Arkansas, his brother Billy Jim Barnes and his wife Betty of Floyd, Arkansas, his grandchildren Amanda Hart, Zachary Garrett, Dustin Barnes and Cameron West and one great-grandchild.  Mr. Barnes is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018 and funeral services were held on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:00am at Olmstead Funeral Home with Pastor Odell Altom Officiating.  Interment will follow in Miller Cemetery.  Pallbearers are Marcus Rothwell, Gary Byrd, Daniel Southerland, Eric Barnes, Brian Hannah, Dale Southerland, James Southerland and Paul Barnes, Honorary Pallbearer will be Terry Byrd.

Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc