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Markeith Washington

August 26, 1964 — February 24, 2019

Markeith Barnes Washington was born on August 26, 1964 in El Dorado, AR to Eddie Lee Barnes and Jimmie Ann Barnes.  He united with Freewill Baptist Church at an early age.  He received his education at El Dorado School District.  He worked for Foster Farms and later went on to work at Joe’s Tire Service.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Lee Barnes; grandparents, Pete Barnes, Lewis Washington, Bessie Norman, and Marie Steele; brothers Terry Reynolds, and Fredrick Barnes.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories his mother, Jimmie A Barnes; his sister, Comela Hunter; brothers, Kelvin Barnes, Reginald Reynolds, and Kris Reynolds, and a step-son, Antwon Frasier all of El Dorado AR, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family and friends.

Public visitation will be Friday, March 8, 2019 12-4pm at Sims Mortuary. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2:30 pm at First St. James Baptist Church. Interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery Urbana Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at

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523 S Hawthorne Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

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