Mrs. Janie Outland Barnes, age 80 died at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC on Monday, July 16, 2012. Mrs. Barnes was born and raised in Northampton County. She was born to the late Elsie White Outland and Russell Outland. Mrs. Barnes was married to the late Wayne Barnes and they enjoyed thirty-one years of marriage. She spent most of her life as a home maker and raising children. She was a member of the Rehoboth United Methodist Church. Following the death of Mr. Barnes she went to work at Pine Forest Rest Home where she was the administrator until retirement. Mrs. Barnes enjoyed cooking, gardening and visiting with family and friends. She will be greatly missed throughout the community.
Besides her husband, mother and father preceding her in death is her daughter, Debbie Duke, two sisters, Margaret Rafaleowski and Laura Baube along with one brother, Winfred ‘Guy’ Outland.
Survivors include her son, Jeff Barnes and his wife Lisa of Lasker, NC, one sister Gladys Powell of Woodland, NC, two brothers, Roger John Outland and his wife Janet and Edward ‘Big Boy’ Outland and wife Clarine all of Lasker, NC. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Melissa Beasley Askew and her husband Brad of Wake Forest, NC, Amanda Leigh White of Greenville, NC, Justin Wayne Barnes and Dayna Renee’ Barnes both of Lasker, NC.