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In Memory Of Our Poets

Robert "Bobby" Bennie Barnes (1934-2008) - Class Of 1952

BARNES, Robert Bennie was born on March 21, 1934 to Tom Bennie and Lillian Burkett Barnes. Bobby left this world on November 6, 2008 after a brief illness. He leaves to cher­ish his memory a wife of 54 years, Norma Hedrick Barnes; three daughters, Debbie Trott (Marvin), Lee Rolen (Zack), and Bonnie Zambiasi (Mike).The lights of his life were two granddaughters, Alice Rolen and Marlee Trott; six grand­sons, Bobby Trott (Jennifer),Granger Shook, Zack Rolen,Tommy Trott, Penton Shook, and Walker Rolen. Bobby was a two sport athlete at Lanier High School and The University of Alabama where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.  Pallbearers will be his grand­sons. Honorary Pallbearers will be his beloved team­mates and fraternity brothers, the Red Elephant Club, the Quarterback Club, the Blue Grey Colonels, and co-work­ers from 50 years in the auto­mobile business. Visitation will be Sunday No­vember 9 from 4:00 to 6:00p.m. at Southern Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral serv­ices will be Monday Novem­ber 10 at 11:00 a.m. at South­ern Memorial Funeral Home with Jay Wolfe officiating. Do­nations may be made to First Baptist Church of Montgom­ery on Perry Street.
Publication Date: 11/09/2008