Mrs. Margaret Elaine Barnes Bargeron, 71, of Blackshear, passed away Monday, October 24, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross.
Born in Blackshear, GA on August 16, 1951, she had lived in Pierce County most of her life. She was a 1969 graduate of Patterson High School and obtained her accounting degree from Waycross/Ware Technical College. She was a retired bookkeeper as well as a retired farmer for which she did with her late husband, Clinton Roy “Clint” Bargeron, Sr. Mrs. Bargeron’s favorite pastime was spoiling her grandbabies but she did find time to enjoy some fishing every now and then. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
She was a daughter of the late Thomas Ruffin Barnes and Evelyn Johnson Barnes Cason. In addition to her late husband, Clint, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Barnes Brinkley; and two brothers, Jamie Barnes and Joe Barnes.
Survivors include five children, Thamantha Barnes (fiance’, Charles Roberts) of Norman Park, Margaret Ann “Margie” (Darin) Jennings of Blackshear; Joseph Lawton “Joe” (Penny) Youmans of Blackshear, Cynthia Todd of Blackshear, and Roy Bargeron, Jr. of Blackshear; three sisters, Peggy Dover of Screven, Gloria Rapier of Waycross, and Anita (Joe) Gardner of Screven; two brothers, Rusty (Gail) Barnes of Jesup and Billy (Tina) Barnes of South Carolina; a special sister, Karen Barnes of Jesup; her best friend, Navonia Bargeron of Blackshear; 9 grandchildren, Tommy Youmans (Molly Davis), Layne Jennings, Richard Jennings, Paul Jennings, Dalen Barnes, Brice Massey, Brandon Massey, Crystal Todd, and Christopher (Karissa) Todd; 2 great grandchildren, Matthew Todd and Madi Todd; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bargeron will be held Thursday morning, October 27, 2022, at 11:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel with Rev. Richard Golden officiating.
Interment will be in the Waters Cemetery.
Visitation for Mrs. Bargeron will be held at the funeral home chapel one hour prior to the service.
Chris Ryals, Justin Roberts, and Brian Owens are kindly asked to serve as honorary pallbearers. Please meet at the funeral home chapel by 10:30 Thursday morning.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.