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Michael Wade Barnes

November 17, 1963 ~ January 31, 2020 (age 56)


Michael Wade Barnes went to be with the Lord on January 31, 2020 at the age of 56. 

Michael was born on November 17, 1963 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to parents George and Juanita(Oakley) Barnes. 

Michael at the age of 18, set off to travel across the United States. He traveled from East to West, North and South and everywhere in between. He returned home in 2006, after his dad passed away to take care of his mom. Michael then lived with his brother Dennis, and their house was often called the second hand lion's den. Michael will be remembered as being a very caring and giving person. One of his most memorable times was when he got to go to the US Open. He will be dearly missed by all.

Michael is survived by his brothers and sisters: George William Barnes Jr and wife Mary, James Wesley Barnes, Beverly Jane Lesperance, Larry Wayne Barnes and wife Linda, Carol Diana Creek, Donna Jo Brock and husband Tom, Cathy Renee Hair and husband Ron, Ronile Lea Anderson and husband Richard, Terrie Alisa Earnest and husband Gary, Dennis Warren Barnes, Ricky Ward Barnes and wife Tonya, along with numerous nieces and nephews that he adored. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, George William and Juanita Faye (Oakley) Barnes; sisters: Sharon Ellsworth, Rhonda Crawford, and Rita Kay Barnes. 

Services honoring and remembering Michael will be held 2:00PM, February 7,2020, in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service in Claremore, Oklahoma. Visitation will be from 4:00PM-8:00PM Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Rice Funeral Service. He will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery in Claremore, Oklahoma following his service. 

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February 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service & Cremation Care
631 East Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

Celebration of Life
February 7, 2020

2:00 PM
Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, Oklahoma 74017

February 7, 2020

3:00 PM
Woodlawn Cemetery
310 S. Nome
Claremore, OK 74017

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