The Barnes family will honor the retiring Vocal Aires of Wabbaseka for 45 years of service at 6 p.m. Friday at Union Baptist Church, 609 E. 24th Ave.

The Barnes family will honor the retiring Vocal Aires of Wabbaseka for 45 years of service at 6 p.m. Friday at Union Baptist Church, 609 E. 24th Ave.

The family will also celebrate the 88th birthday of Viola Barnes.

Guests will include Kim Pettus and Friends, Sensational Hearts, Spiritualettes, Barnes Family Choir, Barnes Brothers, Barnes Sisters, Sweet Melody, Lemmie Barnes Battles, Rev. R.C. Barnes and Another Chapter, Patricia Barnes, Marla and the Boyz and others.