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Jo Nell Barnes (3-24-20)

Jo Nell Barnes, 83, of Crump, died on Tuesday, March 24.
She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Ralph and Violet Louise Brewer Rinks. She was united in marriage to Charles Curtis Barnes, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Barnes was a waitress for Hagy’s Catfish Hotel for 26 years, River Heights for 15 years, and for Ed Shaw for many years. She also worked for various sewing factories including Garan Manufacturing in Adamsville. She was a member of Carmel Heights Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Barnes Graham of Savannah; son, Charles Lynn Barnes of Savannah; 14 step grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter; sister, Dorothy Rinks Gean; and a brother, Norman Rinks.