Matthew Barnes

Matthew Barnes

Matthew Barnes, 49, of Monticello, passed away on May 30, 2018 at Veteran’s hospital in Little Rock.

He was a United States Army veteran, worked at SeaArk Marine, and was a Baptist.

Mr. Barnes was born on July 7, 1968 in Monticello and was the son of Milford L. Barnes, Jr. and Shelley Calhoun Barnes.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Michelle Barnes; his grandparents, Milford L. Barnes, Sr. and Edna Crews Barnes and Havis Calhoun and Vanita Douglas Calhoun.

Survivors include one son, Ryan Matthew Barnes of Monticello; his father and mother, Milford L. Barnes, Jr. and Shelley Calhoun Barnes of Monticello; a brother, Patrick Wayne Barnes and wife Freda of Cabot; a sister, Melissa McBee and husband Johnny of Vilonia; four nieces, Shelly, Ashley, Bella and Savannah; several uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 2 at 9 a.m. at Campground Cemetery in Drew County with Rev. Ray Hearron officiating.