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Dallas Wayne "Red" Barnes

 

Dallas Wayne "Red" Barnes, 90, of Asher, Oklahoma, died Monday, June 15, 2020, in Seminole, Oklahoma.

He was born July 20, 1929, to Ralph and Dulsie (Dawson) Barnes in Harrah, Oklahoma, and raised in Asher where he graduated from Asher High School.

He married Audrey Celestean Cooper on July 20, 1949, in Asher, Oklahoma.

Red was a member of the Tecumseh Fire Department for many years. He worked at Sanders Lab, McCoy Tree Service and operated and managed the Phillips 66 in Asher until his retirement.

Red was a faithful member of the Avoca Church of Christ where he taught and preached over the course of many years. He enjoyed visiting people in the area nursing homes and hospitals, and has preached many of the funerals for Avoca Church of Christ members. He also enjoyed playing golf, working in the yard and making walking sticks.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Celestean Barnes; his parents; and two sisters, Rosalee Rich and June Blooding.

Survivors include his daughter, Christy (Barnes) Dickerson; grandsons Chad Dickerson and Todd Dickerson and wife Andee; great-grandchildren Bradford and Brady Dickerson; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The family has designated St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 as appropriate for memorials in lieu of flowers.

Services were held June 19 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Terry Newell and Larry Sneed officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

 

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