Alvin "Al" Barnes

July 2, 1961 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 61)


For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a door keeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. ~ Psalms 84:10

Alvin gained his wings on July 16, 2022. He was born the 5th child of the late Robert & Mary Barnes on July 2, 1961. H e w as affectionately known to all as “Al”. Alvin was employed with the Georgia Department of Transportation for 30 years until he retired. He worked several jobs: all caring for people in need    of medical assistance, including Excel Home Health Agency and Excel Adult Day Center until his death.

Alvin graduated from high school in 1979. He was a member of Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he joined at an early age. Alvin served on the Usher Board until his death.

He as preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, sister-in-la w, several aunts and uncles and a nephew.

Alvin leaves his precious memories to his sons, Derrieon Barnes and Tavaaaris M. Young, Sr. three grandchildren, Armani Stokes, Arinna T. Young and Trvaris M. Young Jr.; his sibling, two sisters, Mary Pearl Barnes and Glenda Smith, three brothers, Leroy Barnes, Donald (Velma) Barnes, and Marvin Barnes; one Aunt Susie Pearl Blount; best and special friend Catrina Haynes and Shirley Ransom; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Service s entrusted to Dawson’s Mortuary ~ 98 Hopgood St. Warrenton, GA.

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July 20, 2022

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Adrick Alexander Chapel
12271 Broad Street
Sparta, GA 31087

Funeral Service
July 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Hickory Grove Baptist Church
4933 Hickory Church RD.
Sparta, GA 31087

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