James Barner


Services for James Barner of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Baptist Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Sunflower.

Mr. Barner, 77, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, with a family hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Willing Workers Cemetery, Sunflower.

The Rev. A.C. Gilmore will officiate at the services.

Mr. Barner is survived by his wife, Lillie Petty Barner of Indianola; five sons, Reginald Barner of Villa Rica, Ga., Ronald Barner of Houston, Texas, and James Balentine, Kelvin Balentine and Kalvin Balentine, all of Memphis; four sisters, Allene Hicks of Chicago, Maxine McGee of Sontag, Miss., Charlene Franklin of Hawthorne, Calif. and Mary Barner of Wesson, Miss.; two brothers, Shelly Barner of Jackson and Ben Barner of Wesson; 4 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.