The funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Saint James C.M.E. Church, 215 Railroad Street, Marshallville, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Colonel Felton Cemetery, 502 South Street, Marshallville, Georgia. The remains will lay in state for viewing from 2:00 P.M. until the hour of service.
Herbert Barner was born August 16, 1950 to the late Mr. T.J. Barner and Ophelia Barner. He attended the public schools of Macon County. Herbert was employed for many years by the Blue Bird Body Company, where he retired. He was known for his skills of fishing and hunting. On Saturday, July 30, 2016, he departed his earthly life after a brief illness. A precious one from us is gone a voice we love is still. A place is vacant in our hearts, the can never more be filled. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jennifer Barner, one daughter, two brothers, Larry Barner Sr. and Lawrence McGhee.
He leaves to cherish his memories: one son, Herbert (Sharon) Nelson, Fort Myers, Florida; two daughters, Latonsha Barner, Warner Robins, Georgia, and Kimbrisha (Travis) Brown of Marshallville, Georgia; three sisters, Vertis Fuller, Joyce Askew and Imogene Barner, all of Marshallville, Georgia; six brothers, T.J. Barner, Jr., Marshallville, Georgia, Claude (Edith) Barner, Jacksonville, Florida, Robert T. (Betty) Barner, Ft. Myers, Florida, James T. (Bertha) Barner, Miami, Florida, Hamp Barner, and Roger Barner of Miami, Florida; mother-in-law, Rosa Mae Kendrick of Henderson, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Willie Mae (L.T.) Taylor, Marshallville, Georgia, Dollie (Clarence) William, Byron, Georgia, and LaConstance (Edward) Kitchen, Elko, Georgia; brothers-in-law, Willie Lee Kendrick, Jr., Robert Kendrick, Bruce (Beverly) Kendrick, and Leroy Kendrick, of Warner Robins, Georgia; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two uncles, James (Carrie) Warren, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Fred Towns of Reynolds, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including a devoted friend and cousin, Robert Barner.