Jacquelyn Dee Gilliam Barnes, a native of Olympia, Washington, is the daughter of Jack and Lois (Deaton) Gilliam. Mrs. Barnes is married to Victor Glee Barnes, Jr. The Barnes' have three children: Joseph Wayne Barnes, Amy Lynn Barnes Dial, and Jack Walker Barnes.
Mrs. Barnes is involved in many community and avocational activities. She is an avid genealogist and gardening, and enjoys studying history. Mrs. Barnes taught a Genealogy Class at Kodiak Community College, two semesters a year, for fourteen years.
Mrs. Barnes is a member of the National Genealogical Society; the North Carolina Genealogical Society; the Custer County Historical and Genealogical Society; the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.; Historic Willows Schoolhouse Association; the Fremont-Custer County Historical Society. She also holds membership in the Friends of the Library; the San Isabel Land Protection Trust; Friends of KWMV Public Radio Station; and serves on the High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival Committee.
He and her husband attend St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.