The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

August 28, 2011

Joshua Michael Barnfield

Palestine Herald-Press

— Services for Joshua Michael Barnfield, 21, of Grapeland will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Bailey & Foster Chapel, Palestine with the Rev. Butch Grant officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, Palestine.

   Mr. Barnfield died Thursday at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.

He was born Nov. 23, 1989 in Houston to Michael and Johanna Gorney Barnfield.

Mr. Barnfield was an EMT. He was a member of New Haven Baptist Church and graduated from Elkhart High School.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leroy and Dorothy Rich and Marion Gorney.

Mr. Barnfield is survived by his parents, Mike and Jody Barnfield of Grapeland; grandparents, Larry and Sue Ann Barnfield of Shiro, Kay Meador of Elkhart, Paula and Ronnie Meador of Elkhart; and great-grandfather Robert Tubbs of Palestine; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and his band of brothers. He also is survived by his dog Wrinkles and his cat Mr. Paws.

   Pallbearers will be Coby Meador, Matthew Gaines, Mark Talbert, Terrence Barnfield, Garth McMeans and Brandon Marcus.

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