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Frances Laverne (Barnes) Melvin

August 9, 1937 ~ November 25, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Frances Laverne Barnes Melvin, 84, of Acadia Court, Kannapolis, NC, departed this earthly life on Thursday, November 25 at Atrium Health – Cabarrus Medical Center.

She was born August 9, 1937, in Cabarrus County to the late Adam Barnes, Sr and the late Mattie Bell Roseboro Barnes.

Frances was educated in the Kannapolis Schools and was a graduate of G.W. Carver High School; She was formerly employed with AT&T.  Frances was a member of Bethpage United Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the choir.

Services will be held on Thursday, December 2, at Bethpage United Presbyterian Church:8701 Mooresville Road, Concord, NC. Visitation will from 12::00 – 12:30 PM with funeral services at 12:30 PM. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Melvin; a son, Michael K. Barnes; brother, Adam Barnes, Jr,; sisters, Bettye Alexander and Shirley Wright.

Those left to cherish fond memories include her son, Steve Melvin (Evelyn Lopez-Melvin) of Kannapolis, NC; three grandchildren, Steven J. Melvin of Clover, SC, Brandon M. Melvin of Charlotte, NC Adrianna Balmant-Melvin of Teaneck, NJ; two brothers, Robert Barnes (Mary), William Barnes (Joyce) both of Kannapolis, NC; three sisters, Ella Mae Howard of Charlotte, NC; Marie Bankhead, Evelyn Knox (Paul) both of Kannapolis, NC; two sisters-in-law, Brenda Jackson (Gerald) of Winston, GA, Adelaide Curry Barnes of Charlotte, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

  Due to Covid-19, mask must be worn in all services.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 2, 2021

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Bethpage United Presbyterian Church
8701 Mooresville Road
Concord, NC 28027

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 2, 2021

12:30 PM
Bethpage United Presbyterian Church
8701 Mooresville Road
Concord, NC 28027

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