Gilbert Barnes, 94, of Cliffside, passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
A native of Cleveland County, he was born on August 16, 1920, a son of the late Benjamin Wafford & Lillie Foster Barnes. He retired from Cone Mills Corporation-Cliffside Plant & was a member of Camps Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ezma Winnie Jolley Barnes; 1 son, Wayne Barnes. He is survived by 2 daughters, Betty Norville & husband Vance of Cliffside & Robin Moore & Eric of Cliffside; 1 sister, Joyce Norman of Cliffside; 5 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service was held at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Joey Cantrell officiating.
Memorials may be made to Cliffside Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 336, Cliffside, NC 28024.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral &Cremation Service is serving the Barnes family.