Date of BirthAugust 01, 2017

Barbara A. Barnett Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 01, 2017

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Date of PassingJanuary 29, 2017

Barbara A. Barnett Obituary

from houston, Texas, United States

Date of BirthAugust 01, 2017

Barbara A. Barnett Obituary

Date of BirthAugust 01, 2017

903 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 29, 2017

Barbara A. Barnett Obituary

from houston, Texas, United States


Barbara A. BarnettSan AngeloBarbara Allen Barnett, lovingly called Barb by those who knew her best and Grammy by her grandkids, passed away at the age of 89 in San Angelo, Texas on Friday, the 29th of September, with her son, David, and her husband, John, beside her.Barbara was born on Aug. 6, 1928 in Lott, Texas to Verdie Viola Castleberry and Ambrose Landrum Allen. She was the tenth of twelve children and had a close relationship with her siblings. She graduated from Davis High School in Houston before attending Draughons Business College in Houston, where she studied bookkeeping. She had a real passion for working with numbers and made a lifelong career out of it. Shortly after, she met her loving spouse of 62 years, John Lee Barnett, in Houston, Texas. They had two beautiful children together, Beverly and David. Her husband opened House of Chemicals in 1965 and she worked there as a bookkeeper from the very beginning. Barbara loved her family more than anything in this world and was always happiest with family nearby. Her hobbies included reading, entertaining family and friends, being with her children and grandchildren, and being with her husband, John. Her greatest joy in life was being a wife, mother and grandmother to her family who miss her beautiful presence greatly. Her capacity for unconditional love and kindness was a marvel to all who met her and will always be remembered.Barbara was survived by: husband John Lee Barnett; children Beverly and John O'Rear, and David and Linda Barnett; grandchildren Mary Katherine, John Mark, Jane Ellen, Josh, Michelle, JonRandy, Miley, and Kaeleen; and five great-grandchildren.The service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at Harper Funeral Home in San Angelo, Texas. Visitation will be held before the service from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Interment will follow immediately after in Lawnhaven Cemetery. Family and friends can sign the online register book at harper-funeralhome.com.

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