Philip Harlene Barnes

Philip Harlene Barnes

Philip Harlene Barnes
September 14, 1936 – July 11, 2022

Philip Harlene Barnes, 85, died peacefully July 11, 2022, with his son by his side. A lifelong native of Archer Lodge, he was the son of Edgar Harlene Barnes and Magdalene Richardson Barnes. Philip enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He was a hard-working man and provider for his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Edna Ann Barnes, and brother, George Arthur Barnes.

He is survived by his son, Pete Barnes (Ellen), sister, Phyllis Barnes Creech (Joe); grandchildren, Yvonne Beasley (Ben); Blake Barnes (Rachel); great grandchildren, Shelby and Spencer.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to SECU Hospice House, Smithfield.

Graveside service 10 am, Thursday, White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.

Arrangments are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Worth & Gail Hinton Brown Posted July 13, 2022 10:34 am

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family.

  • Worth & Gail Hinton-Brown Posted July 13, 2022 10:42 am

    Prayers to all the family members. Philip was aa good man.

  • Charles P Barnes Posted July 13, 2022 11:39 am

    Pete and Family, Sorry to hear about Phillip’s passing. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of grief.

  • Susan Harrison Posted July 13, 2022 7:55 pm

    Pete and Family. I am so very sorry to hear about Phillip passing. He was a wonderful cousin and I will miss talking to him. He was always so very proud of you, Ellen, Yvonne and Blake and the grandchildren. Love to you ALL!!

  • Jody Castleberry Posted July 13, 2022 9:15 pm

    My prayers are with your family! Sorry to hear of Phillip’s passing.

  • CR and LuAnn Hinton Posted July 14, 2022 12:17 pm

    Thinking of each of you during this most difficult time. May your many memories bring you comfort and peace. Take care.

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