Help Jeff peacefully bury his Dad

Our southern family is traveling to join Jeffrey for Rip's Aug 12th memorial service. I lowered our financial goal as we now have part of the monies needed. We are close to our travel goal and the rest will assist with all burial related expences. These bills still need to be paid in full. Thank you all for continuing to donate and share this gofundme!

Jeffrey Barnes was with his father when he died on July 23rd.
We have not had the financial means to travel or help Jeffrey bury his father.  We are all doing all we can but we need your fiancial support and prayers now!

I am quoting Jeffrey; 
“My stress is winning! -_- Why is life made so scary by human constructs -_-We should not have to pay so heavily for a family member’s death, it’s a cruel cruel cruel world if this is true adulthood i certainly don’t want it!”
This is a GofundMe about one of my son's who is handling his Dad's financially depleted estate, fighting to keep the Barne's home, has very little financial assitance so to bury his father, my ex- husband. Jeffrey is a thousand miles from his three older brothers and myself. Last month we had spend most of our reasources helping my son Joel. My son Joel Barnes had  open heart surgery on June 8th and is being treated has some serious bacteria inections. Now six of us in North Carolina (three of Jeff's brothers, their partners and myself) are trying to join Jeff ASAP. Jeff has wanted me to be with him. He needs the emotional support only a parent can give, the love of his brothers and their assitance going through his father's items. We need to be with Jeff. As a family we are stong but sperated our circumstances seem overwhelming. 
 
 Jeff's father Howard L Barnes Jr, "Rip" died Sunday July 23rd from cancer and some of the treatments side affects and complications.

As a mother, my heart breaking and when I read Jeff's words I know is time to reach out to you all!
Jeff's mom, Barbara

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Organizer

Barbara F Barnes 
Organizer
Malone, NY
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