Carla Mae Barnes

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Services for Carla Barnes, 65, of Hughes Springs will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 10. 2021 at Daingerfield Church of Christ.  Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs.

Mrs. Barnes was born September 5, 1955 in Morris County and passed away August 6, 2021 in a Mt. Pleasant hospital.  She is preceded in death by her parents, J.D. and Martha Rust.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Barnes; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Ashley Barnes; daughter, Amanda McKnight; grandchildren, Addison Barnes, Brody Barnes and Sawyer McKnight; sister, Marlene Watkins; brothers, Gary Rust and Sammy Rust; nephews, Marty Watkins, Michael Watkins, Ken Rust, Clint Rust and Jon Rust.

Viewing will be from 12:00 noon until 5:00 P.M., Monday evening at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. 

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  1. Praying for that peace that passes all understanding! Carla was like a sister to me. We had many good memories growing up and then running around during our high school years (until she met Robert and then he got all her attention). She will be missed!

  2. I am heartbroken to hear of Carla's passing. We were friends in school and loved to talk when we met on the street. Know she will be missed. Rest easy my friend. Prayers for the family and friends.

  3. i just heard about Carla. i'm so sorry for ya'll's loss. i just got outta the hospital last night myself, so i don't know what's been going on. Carla was a good friend of mine in high school. i hadn't talked to her in years, but still considered her a friend. she'll be missed, and always loved. sending love and prayers to the family

  4. Heartbroken to hear of Carla’s passing. Praying for comfort for the family. She was such a wonderful lady!

  5. Robert, Stephen & Amanda my prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this very difficult time. I loved Carla and can relate to what is ahead for each of you trying to go on without her. I am always here for each of you should you need to talk. May she rest in peace and hopefully each of you can find solace in knowing she is out of pain and will always be with you in spirit. Love Imogene

  6. Carla was a Sweet Happy Lady. She was kind hearted
    loving & caring! We will miss her dearly! But we know that she is a Angel
    In Heaven! God Bless The Family At This Time!
    We Love You All,
    Bill & Dona

  7. I am going to miss my dear friend. We had some great times. Carla loved her family more than any one that I know. Her grandkids were her life. Her kids had her whole heart. One day, Carla, we will meet again. It will be a joyful reunion there.

  8. Carla was always such a good friend. She had joy and shared it with everyone. Praying for the family to know peace during this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace

  9. God bless you Stephen, Ashley, Addison, Brody — and all the family! I'm so very sorry to hear of Carla's passing! She was a wonderful lady and a good friend. And so soon after your sweet Grandad's passing. You are all in my prayers. With love, Betsy & Lyle

  10. So very sorry for your loss. Carla was the sweetest lady I know
    Always willing to help when she could. She will be missed by so many. Prayers for peace and comfort for all the family. Love, Jimmy and Janice Reid

  11. My deepest sympathy. Carla was such a fun going , live wire in school and we always ended up laughing when we talked even after all these years. My prayers for peace and comfort for all her family.

  12. Prayers for everyone. Carla was a great friend and always so fun to be around. She will be missed ??

  13. So sorry to hear about this sweet lady’s passing. I remember when I moved from Avinger to Hughes Springs,heartbroken over leaving my friends,cousins, and teachers,she made me feel so welcome at school. I have never forgotten that.My deepest condolences to the family.Praying for all🙏🏻

  14. I am deeply sorry for the earthly loss of such a wonderful lady and friend. My heartfelt prayers are with Carla's family, friends and all who loved her. I'm sure she is having a time in Heaven and we will meet again some day. See you later, sweet Carla.

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