Vannly "Van" Barnes
Grandy- Vannly Barnes or "Van" as he was best known, died in Virginia Beach, VA
Sunday April 10, 2016. Van was born
November 7, 1947 and spent his childhood in Enfield, NC. He was the son of the late Howard and Janie
Van retired from the North Carolina Department of Corrections after 32
years of service. In recent years he enjoyed relaxing at home with family and
attending Grandy Community Church
where he was a faithful member.
Left to cherish Van's memory is his devoted wife of 48 years, Priscilla
Barnes of the Grandy residence; one daughter, Debbie Melson of Powells Point;
one son, Garrie Barnes also of Grandy; five grandchildren, David, Brandon,
Jessica, Justin, and Melissa; eight great-grandchildren and a host of extended
family members, friends, and his loving church family.
The family will hold a memorial service Sunday April 17, 2016 at 2 pm at Grandy Community
in Grandy, NC. The
Reverend Steven King will
Condolences to the family may be expressed
via the on-line register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services
Inc were entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959