December 24, 2020
COLUMBUS – Melvin J. Barnes, died Dec. 15, 2020. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, in Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Starkville. West Memorial Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements. He is survived by his children, Michael Anthony Barbour, Taylor James Barnes and Nicholas James Barnes; and siblings, Janette Elise Bishop and Clifton Boyd Bishop Jr.