Mrs. Barnes was born in Grove Hill and is a graduate of Grove Hill Academy. She holds an Associate Degree in Radiology Technology from Jefferson State. Mrs. Barnes has been employed by the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital for 40 years as a Radiology Manager. She is married to Jimmy Barnes and has three children and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Barns has served on the council for 10 years. She also serves as Mayor Pro Tempore as well as the towns liaison for the Grove Hill Public Library. She is also a member of Grove Hill United Methodist Church and a member of The Southern Magnolia Women’s Club. Mrs. Barnes was honored as the 2010 Grove Hill Citizen of the Year by the Grove Hill Civitan Club.