Kelli Jo Barnes

     July 14, 1971 - January 9, 2016

Kelli Jo Barnes, age 44, of Somerset, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at her home.

Kelli was born in Somerset, on July 14, 1971, to Ronald Poynter and Nancy Barnes.  She was a Certified Nursing Assistant.  Kelli was a lifelong member of Immanuel Baptist Church, of Somerset.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura Michele Herrin (and Thomas King), of Nancy; her mother, Nancy Barnes, of Somerset; her father, Ronald (and Peggy) Poynter, of Somerset; her brothers, Chris (and Lynn) Poynter, of Nancy, and Kevin (and Kristie) Hall, of Somerset; her sisters, Rhonda (and James) Phelps, of Somerset, Melissa (and Will) Wiggington, of Science Hill, Tonya Barnes (and Robert Hoskins), of Florida, and Donna Barnes (and Brook Nance), of Somerset; her grandson, Isaiah King, of Nancy; her uncles, Tim (and Mildred) Poynter and Tom Poynter, both of Science Hill; her aunts, Linda Barnes, of Science Hill, Wanda Harris, of Tennessee, and Joyce (and Paul) Smith, of Science Hill; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Kelli is preceded in death by her grandparents, Norma and Richard Barnes, and Dewey and Jessie Poynter; and her uncle, Richard “Jimmy” Barnes.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., in the Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

The funeral service will follow the visitation, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Ricky Stump officiating.  Burial will be in Southern Oaks Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Kelli Jo Barnes Memorial Fund.