Alice Shelby (Knowles) Barnes

November 4, 1936 ~ February 16, 2022 (age 85)


Mrs. Alice Shelby Barnes, age 85, of Danville, VA, passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at SOVAH Health-Danville.

She was born on November 04, 1936, in Draper, NC, to the late John Wesley Knowles and Mary Frances Stewart Knowles

Mrs. Barnes was a homemaker, and she was a member of Central Blvd Church of God. She served 42 years in the ministry.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Kenneth W. Barnes; children: Robin Moore (Clyde); David Barnes (Cherie); and Melody Robinson (Phillip); grandchildren; Justin and Matthew Moore; and Lindsey and Megan Barnes; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Tommy and Stewart Knowles; and sisters, Essel Leigh and Lisa Gammon.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Barnes was predeceased by her brothers, J. D. and Pete Knowles.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Swicegood Funeral Home with Rev. John Meadows officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022.  Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park. At other times, the family will be at the residence, 134 Ireson St., Danville, VA.

Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Barnes family. 

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February 18, 2022

2:53 PM
Highland Burial Park
North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540

February 18, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Swicegood Funeral Home
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Funeral Service
February 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Swicegood Funeral Home
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

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