Carolyn Barnes

Carolyn Barnes

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Carolyn Jeanne Barnes, 71, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Arlington.

Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. The service will be livestreamed at

Memorials: Carolyn loved dogs. Memorial gifts may be made to the North Texas Basset Hound Rescue in Grapevine at or 817-366-5211.

Carolyn was born on November 12, 1948 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Howard Murphy and Alma Jean Smith Murphy. She graduated from Little Rock Central High School and received her degree in Math from UTA. Carolyn worked as a Math teacher at Sam Houston, Bowie and Martin High schools in Arlington. She retired from teaching after serving her entire career in the AISD.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph B. Barnes, Jr.

Survivors: Son, Buz Barnes and wife, Cyndi; sisters, Sara Wills and husband, Steve, and Donna Young and husband, Randy; grandchildren, Kylie Barnes, Kyndal Barnes and Gavin Barnes.

Wade Family Funeral Home
(817) 274-9233
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  • Memorial Service

    Thursday, June 18th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, June 18th, 2020 2:00pm
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    4140 W Pioneer Parkway
    Arlington, Texas 76013
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