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Jaliea Michelle Barnes

August 31, 1999 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 20)

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Ms. Jaliea Barnes transitioned into her Masters arms on August 8, 2020.  A walk-through viewing will be held Friday, August 14, 2020 from 1 to 5 PM at the Brunswick Funeral Home, Inc. 2700 Albany Street.  Additional viewing will be from 9:00-10:00 AM, Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Greenwood Cemetery  3004 Newcastle Street Brunswick, GA, with graveside service to immediately follow at 10:00 AM.  Face coverings are required and the state's social-distancing protocol will be observed.  The procession will leave from 2803 Albany Street.


Born in Albany, Georgia, on August 31, 1999.


Burroughs-Molette Elementary 

Needwood Middle School

Brunswick High Class of 2018


Jaliea was a current student at Edward Waters College majoring in Communications with future aspirations of working at Tyler Perry Studios. She was a fun, lovable young lady who loved Shucks Seafood and watching movies with her mom. Due to her bright smile and loving personality, she always made a lasting impression when meeting new people. She had a passion for learning and gaining new experiences inside and outside of her community, which led to her involvement in the following extracurricular activities:


Brunswick High School Athletic Trainer

Cheerleader – CGA (Coastal Georgia Athletics) – Jane Macon Middle School- Edward Waters College

Gathering Place Youth Summer Programs

GEMS Mentorship

Girl Scouts

Southern Strut Dance Center

Zion Baptist Church Youth Department

The Debutante Cotillion Program

 ASCEND Youth Enrichment Program

 implemented by the Zeta Iota Omega Chapter

of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

(which is the organization she dreamed of joining).


Jaliea was surrounded by a large community of love and support: her devoted mother, Tonya Lewis Barnes; father, Odell Barnes; younger brother, Jalen Barnes; grandparents, Rosetta Lewis, L.E. (Beverly) Lewis, Willie (Rhonda) Barnes, and the late Claira Tennell; great-grandparents, the late Mr.& Mrs. James Eppings, Annie Barnes, John (Lizzie) Fain, the late Fannie Magnolia Lewis; special cousins, Mr. Berry & Mrs. Tamika Bailey, DJ Sanford, Rian Bailey; aunts and uncles, Paula J. Lewis, Claudia Myers, Janice Green, Rae Oglesby, Quentis (Sharinika) Wilson, Octavius Jackson, Antonio Barnes, Lorenzo (Shayla) Tennell, and Lorenzo; godparents, Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Davenport, Christopher Arnette, and Ali (Carol) Brown; as well as a host of other relatives & friends.Jaliea would have been 21 on August 31, but God had plans beyond ours. We will continue to cherish each moment we were able to spend with her.





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August 14, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Brunswick Funeral Home Inc
2700 Albany Street
Brunswicik, GA 31520

Graveside Service
August 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Greenwood Cemetery, Newcastle Street

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