John Harold Barnes
 

Date Of Birth:  March 30, 1938

Family:  My parents were Arvil and Oleta Barnes. I have two brothers, Jack, 1954 graduate lives in Joshua, Texas and Arvil Jr., 1970 graduate lives in Houston, Texas. I married Dolores Wills of Stamford. We have a daughter, Karla Morrow born in 1959 and a son, Bryan Todd Barnes born in 1961. We have four grandchildren.

Church Affiliation:     Southern Baptist

Military Service:       U.S. Marine Corp 1957 - 1960.

Schools Attended:     Lueders Grammer School  -  Lueders, Texas
                                   Lueders High School  -  Lueders, Texas
Advanced Training:  USMC Electronic Communication School
                                   Clarice College - Newton, MS
                                   East Texas Baptist College - Marshall, Texas
                                   Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - Fort Worth, Texas
                                   Luther Rice Seminary - Jacksonville, Florida
                                   University of Texas - Austin, Texas

Occupation:  Maintenance Electrician for Champion International Corporation. Do Supply Preaching.

Places I've Lived:  Twenty Nine Palms, CA - Stamford, TX - Hollis, OK - Andrews, TX - Odessa, TX - Abilene, TX - New Orleans, LA - Newton, MS - Marshall, TX - Dunkanville, TX - Crockett, TX - Lufkin, TX. - Lueders, TX

Hobbies or Favorite Pastimes:  Farming - Reading - Ranching

Travels:  Israel, Jordan, Turkey, Greece, Italy & Mexico - All connected with Christian Endeavors.

A Little History Of My Life:  I joined the Marine Corps in April 1957. Married Dolores Wills in September 1957. Worked as an electrician from 1960 to 1966 when I started college and the Ministry. Pastored churches from 1966 to 1989 at which time I went back to being an electrician. I also worked as a Nursing Home Administrator for a few years. Weve bought the Claude Wills place west of Lueders, moved a house in and piddle with cows and goats. Im now pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lueders.

Special Accomplishments:  Besides having Dolores put up with me for 40 plus years? Received Degrees: BA in 1970, Master of Religious Education (MRE) in 1973 and Doctor of Ministries (DMIN) in 1976.

Current Address:  Lueders, Texas

 
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