Nov. 6, 1992 – Nov. 12, 2020
Artez Mar’keace Barnes, 28 of Tylertown, died Nov. 12, 2020, at Marion General Hospital, Columbia. He was a resident of Tylertown, born Nov. 6, 1992, in McComb to Shameka Slocum and Tyrone Barnes.
Graveside services were Nov. 22, 2020, at Tylertown City Cemetery, Rev. Troy Magee officiating with interment to follow.
He was raised in Mesa Mt. Olive Community. Affectionately known as “Tez” he had an infectious smile that lit up every room he entered.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Earl Slocum, Sr.
Survivors are his parents: Shameka Slocum and Tyrone Barnes; sister: Shamyah McGhee; brother: Rarigius Wells; grandparents: Carol Quinn, Helen and Joe Milton Barnes; godparents: Jennifer and Bobby Bridges; god-sisters: Deddriona Waller, Sybil Moss, and Stephanie Dillon; god- brother: Semon Dillon; a special companion, Jomyara Harris along with Khloe’ Pittman.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.