John E. Barnes, 72 died on May 6, 2018 in England, AR. He was born on March 13, 1946 in England, AR. He loved to work on the farm, loved to fish and loved is family very much. He never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by his mother Clara Mae Barnes, grandmother Maggie Gully, brothers Elijah Cornett and Vernon Cornett and sister Arleatha Wilson and grandchild Betty Fae..
He is survived by son John Earl Martin Jr. (Rowena) of Little Rock, AR., daughter Nora Jean Martin Brown of Little Rock, AR., brother Harry Carroll, sisters Mary Rice and husband Lee, Esta Mae Barnes, Margaret Rogers, Oreatha Wilson and a very special friend Bobbie Phillips. Also survived by grandchildren John Martin III, Dominique Martin, Travis Martin, Britney Martin, Amber Martin and Willie Huff., and 11 great grandchildren.
A Funeral service will be held Saturday May 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation from 12-2 p.m. May 12, 2018 both at Wilson Robison Funeral Home of England, AR. Burial will be at Neelum Cemetery of England. Wilson Robison Funeral Home of England in charge of the arrangements.