Performance That Goes Beyond Your Car

Meet The Team Behind The Service At Barnes Crossing Kia

When it comes to you and your Kia, you deserve nothing less than the best, so turn to Barnes Crossing Kia for all of your
service and repair  needs. At our dealership, we've taken the time to assemble a team of qualified and conscientious technicians that have been expertly trained and love to help our customers.

We know that the words "Your vehicle needs service" can cause any car owner to roll their eyes. We work carefully and quickly to do our job correctly and get you back on the road. And most importantly, we take the stress and inconvenience out of the entire process.

Click on one of our staff members to learn more information

  • Joe Marshall

    From: Henderson, KY
    Graduated: University of Louisville
    Favorite Team: Baltimore Ravens
    Favorite Food: Lobster
    Favorite Movie: Braveheart
    First Car: Ford Torino
    Favorite Hyundai: Palisade
    Hobby: Spending time with family

  • Jeremy Kent
    General Manager

    From: New Albany
    Graduated: East Union
    Favorite Team: MSU
    Favorite Food: Steak
    Favorite Movie: Tombstone
    First Car: Ford F-150
    Favorite Kia: Stinger
    Hobby: Golf

  • Patrick Howard
    Finance Manager

    From: Amory, MS
    Graduated: Amory High School
    Favorite Team: Ole Miss
    Favorite Food: Pizza
    Favorite Movie: New Jack City
    First Car: Nissan 300zx
    Favorite Kia: Kia Stinger
    Hobby: Basketball

  • Kimani Rush
    Sales Manager

    From: Columbus, MS
    Graduated: Columbus High School
    Favorite Team: MSU
    Favorite Food: Apples
    Favorite Movie: Titanic
    First Car: Toyota Corolla
    Favorite Hyundai: Palisade
    Hobby: Arts & Crafts

  • Parco Golden
    Sales Manager

    From: Pontotoc
    Graduated: Pontotoc City School
    Favorite Team: Ole Miss
    Favorite Food: Sea Food
    Favorite Movie: American Graffiti
    First Car: 1987 Toyota Corolla
    Favorite Kia: Stinger GT2
    Hobby: Cruising in my 1968 GTO

  • Tess Blankenship
    Service Manager

    From: Saltillo
    Graduated: Ole Miss
    Favorite Team: LSU
    Favorite Food: Italian
    Favorite Movie: Drop Dead Fred
    First Car: Mazda 626
    Favorite Kia: 2020 Telluride
    Hobby: Adventuring outside with her kids

  • Jerome Witherspoon

    From: Tupelo, MS
    Graduated: University of Mississippi
    Favorite Team: Ole Miss
    Favorite Food: Pasta
    Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans
    First Car: Honda Accord Hatchback
    Favorite Kia: Telluride
    Hobby: Cooking and the Great Outdoors

  • Ryan Pounds

    From: Shannon
    Graduated: Northeast Community College
    Favorite Team: LSU
    Favorite Food: My wife's spaghetti
    Favorite Movie: Avengers Endgame
    First Car: 1992 Nissan Sentra
    Favorite Kia: Kia Telluride
    Hobby: Spending Time with Family & Working Out

  • Katelyn Mathis

    From: Tupelo, MS
    Graduated: Western Governor's University
    Favorite Team: MSU
    Favorite Food: Potato Soup
    Favorite Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia Trilogy
    First Car: Nissan Altima
    Favorite Hyundai: Elantra
    Favorite Kia: K5
    Hobby: Shopping

  • Will Morton

  • Baylee Brazeal
    Service Advisor

    From: Little Rock, AR
    Graduated: Mooreville
    Favorite Team: "Go Home Team!"
    Favorite Food: Donuts
    Favorite Movie: The Hangover
    First Car: Toyota 4Runner
    Favorite Kia: Sportage

  • Desmond Gardner
    Detail Manager

    From: Tupelo, MS
    Graduated: Tupelo High School
    Favorite Team: University of Alabama
    Favorite Food: Soul Food
    Favorite Movie: Shottas
    First Car: 1985 Chevy Caprice
    Favorite Kia: Kia Stinger
    Hobby: Playing Sports

  • Merica Phillips
    Service Advisor

    From: Baldwyn
    Graduated: NEMCC
    Favorite Team: MSU
    Favorite Food: Carbs
    Favorite Movie: The Secret Garden
    First Car: Mustang
    Favorite Kia: Telluride
    Hobby: Rescuing Stray Animals

  • Lea Masengill
    Administrative Assistant



Barnes Crossing Kia

3003 Tom Watson Drive
Directions Saltillo, MS 38866

  • Sales: (662) 205-4500
  • Service: (662) 205-4500
  • Parts: (662) 205-4500
  1. Barnes Crossing Kia

    3003 Tom Watson Drive
    Saltillo, MS 38866

    • Sales: (662) 205-4500
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