Corene Shelby Barron

Published 4:29 pm Friday, May 1, 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Corene Shelby Barron, 88, of Mt. Olive, were held Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Mt. Zion Jr. Baptist Church. Interment was in the Barron’s Family Cemetery. Reverend Leonard Keyes officiated the services. Reeves Funeral Home of Mt. Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Barron passed away on Thursday, April 23, at the Covington County Nursing Facility, Collins.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Julious Graves, Jules A. Graves, LaDarrylreous Smith, Julian Graves, Rashad Williams, B. J. Womack.

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Mrs. Barron was a lifelong member of Mt. Zion Jr. Baptist Church where she was a member of the adult choir.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Void and Gertrude Feazell Shelby; husband, Charles Alexander Barron; one daughter; three sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce (James) Fairley of Hattiesburg, Mynyon (Earl) Graves of Mt Olive; two sons, Troy (Shirley) Barron, Hattiesburg and Burkecele (Mary) Barron of Magee; five sisters, Jessie Shelby, Russia Barnes, Hazel Milton, all of Mt Olive, Evon Hollis and Jeffery Frazier, both of Lancaster, CA; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.