|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1928|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 2012|
James Thomas Barnett, 83, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday at White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of usual remembrances the family of Mr. Barnett requests donations be made to the James and Bennie Barnett College Scholarship Fund, Weatherford College Foundation, 225 College Park Dr, Weatherford, TX 76086.
James T. Barnett was born March 8, 1928 in Weatherford, son of the late, Will and Dorothy Ribble Barnett. He graduated Weatherford High School in 1945. James attended Weatherford College where he received his A.A. Degree. He then attended North Texas State University where he received his BBA Degree in 1948 and in 1952 his Master's Degree. Mr. Barnett began teaching school in Oklaunion where he taught from 1949-1951. His impressive career continued as he was Elementary School Principal in Knott 1951-55; Millsap High School Principal 1955-58; Elementary School Principal in White Settlement 1958-65 and Elementary School Teacher in Fort Worth 1965-67. Mr. Barnett served two years at Weatherford College as registrar, two years as Director of Special Programs, Academic Dean for two years and then served as Director of Student Financial Aid until his retirement in 1982.
Mr. Barnett served his country honorably in the U.S. Naval Reserve and retired with a rank of Lt. Commander after 26 years of service. He was a member of the Weatherford Phoenix Masonic Lodge for 62 years and the Parker County Sheriff's Posse for 37 years.
Survivors, wife, Bennie Barnett; sons, James Barnett, Jr. and wife, Victoria of Weatherford, John Barnett and wife, Lisa of Gordonville; grandchildren, Staci, J.T. III, and Kelly; great-grandchildren, Tony, Joshua and Nicolas; and sister-in-law, Bettye Sewell and family.
William Barnett (1894 - 1973)
Dorothy Ribble Barnett (1894 - 1955)
Bennie Sewell Barnett (1926 - 2014)*
East Greenwood Cemetery
Created by: S. G. Williams
Record added: Feb 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84694399
Added: Feb. 10, 2012