Nettie Elizabeth Horne Barnes.

Nettie E. Barnes

Nettie Elizabeth Horne Barnes.

Nettie Elizabeth Barnes, 104, of Wilson County, died Monday, May 15, 2017. Funeral services will be held noon Saturday at St. James Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. A wake will be held 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, prior to the funeral at St. James Christian Church. A public viewing will be 3-6 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Mrs. Barnes is survived by six sons, Levi Barnes Jr. of East Orange, New Jersey, Willie Earl Barnes of Hillside, New Jersey, David Barnes of Walstonburg, Lawrence Barnes of Hampton, Virginia, William Barnes of Las Vegas, Nevada and Orlando Barnes of Lanham, Maryland; one adopted son, Carson Fields of Wilson; two daughters, Mary Woodard of Bowie, Maryland and Evelyn Shirl Clegg of Raleigh. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.

Wilson Times, 17 May 2017.


In the 1930 census of Saratoga township, Wilson County: on an improved dirt road, Levi Barnes, 20; wife Elizabeth, 18; and daughter Nora, 1; plus Levi’s brothers Jessie, 22, and Joe H. Barnes, 21, and relative Arnold Barnes, 18.

In the 1940 census of Saratoga township, Wilson County: farmer Levi Barnes, 30; wife Elizabeth, 27; and children Nora Mae, 11, Vernistine, 9, Levi Jr., 7, Eula Sue, 5, James M., 3, and Willie E., 1; plus brother-in-law Wesley Beaman, 32, and sister Ethelene, 28.

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