JoAnn (Elmore) Barnes

December 20, 1942 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 79)


JoAnn Elmore Barnes, 79, of McConnells, SC passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Liberty Church of York, SC with Pastor Matt Burrell officiating, assisted by Darel Runyon. The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

JoAnn was born on December 20, 1942 in Charleston, WV. She was the daughter of the late John Arnold Elmore and Dollie Canter Elmore. She worked for Lance for 19 years, Logan Manufacturing for 10 years and was a member of Church of Christ.

JoAnn is survived by her daughters, Carole A. Johnson (D.J. Denosky), Lois M. Talbert (Eric), Jessica Cook (Chuck), grandchildren: Jeremy, Amanda, April, and Eric Allen; great-grandchildren: Taylor, Madison, Owen, Baylei, Pierceson, Bryson, Liam, Keydon, Tinley, Maverick, Raelyn, Kember, Avin; great-great-grandchild Stella, and sister, Mary “sissy” Patton.

In addition to her parents, JoAnn was preceded in death by her sons, Wade Allen and Delbert McKinney, daughter, Erma Kay McKinney, siblings: George, John, Mary Alice, Andrew, James, Willard and Arbutis; and great granddaughter, Brieanna.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Bratton Funeral Home of York, SC is serving the Barnes family.


Memorial Service
January 8, 2022

3:00 PM
Liberty Church of York

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