Vivian Ann Lawson Barnes, 67, of Newport passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at her home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Bessie Lawson, and brothers, Lonnie Lawson and Jeff Lawson.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Donald Barnes; daughter, Donyelle (Joshua) McKinney; sons, Timothy (Patty) Barnes and Tony Barnes; grandchildren, Destiny Barnes, Brittney Barnes, Jasmine Mittelstaebt, Bradley Mittelstaebt, and Tyler Barnes; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Allen (Kathy) Lawson and Greg (Marilyn) Lawson; sisters, Denise (Jimmy) Lumpkins, Shirley (Barry) Veller, and Kay (Victor) Hipplino; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 at Alder Funeral Home, with the funeral service to follow at 7 p.m.

Family and friends will meet on Saturday at Swan Creek Church Cemetery in Sneedville for a 1 p.m. graveside service.

Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home

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