Mrs. Geneva Louise Austin Barnes, age 78, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010 in Baptist Memorial Hospital of Memphis, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents: Stanley and Gladys Hayes Austin; two brothers: Bobby Austin and James Austin; and four sisters: Katherine Clutts, Marie Kendricks, Dorothy Ann Austin, and Vera Doerges.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home Chapel at 2 PM, Sunday, May 30, 2010 with Rev. Jerry Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Whiteville, TN.
Mrs. Barnes is survived by her husband, Amuel A. Barnes, Byhalia, MS; two brothers: Don Austin, Oakland, TN and Jimmy Austin, Byhalia, MS; and one sister: Aileen Durham, Water Valley, MS.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association: Midsouth Chapter, 326 Ellsworth St., Memphis, TN 38111 or The American Cancer Society, Attn: Sharolett Allen @ Insouth Bank, P.O. Box 879, Brownsville, TN 38012.
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