Jennifer Michelle Barnak

Published 5:51 am Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Jennifer Michelle Barnak, of Coinjock, died unexpectedly September 15, 2021 at home. Jennifer was born November 4, 1973 in Palatka, Fla.

Survivors include husband Michael Barnak; daughters Brandi Barnak and Skyla Gibbs; parents Thomas and Mary Oakes; grandchild Riversyn Saunders; former husband Tony Gibbs; birth mother Betty Patterson; and half-brother and sister Thomas Patterson and Stephanie Turpin.

Jennifer’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on September 24 at Coinjock Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Waterlily Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the Barnak family is gratefully requesting donations toward Jennifer’s funeral and burial expenses. The donation register is open 24 hours a day with donations going directly through Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. at 252-216-8030. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements. www.gallopfuneralservices.com

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