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Jessie Mildred Manville Barnes
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1914
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 2008
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Houston County Courier - Thursday, January 31, 2008 Obit for Mrs. Mildred Barnes, age 93 of Crockett, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008, in the East TX Medical Center-Crockett. Mrs. Barnes was born November 10, 1914 in Crockett, TX and was a lifetime resident of Crockett. Mrs. Barnes was retired having worked as a floral designer and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughters Lela Anne Lackey and husband Curtis Wendell Lackey, of Arlington and Thelma Broxson and husband E. J. Broxson, Jr., of Lovelady; grandchildren Dana Lynn Lackey, of Arlington, Carla Kay Davies and husband Tom Davies, of Magnolia, Ron Keith Lackey, of Grapevine, Russ Curtis Lackey and wife Sarah Lackey, of Arlington. Jarrice Anne Perry and husband David Perry and Jennifer Lea Freeman and husband Stacy Freeman, all of Lovelady; great-grandchildren Callie Anne Perry, Dustin David Perry, Cody Allen Freeman, Courtney Lea Freeman, all of Lovelady, Eric Curtis Samuel Smith, of Arlington, Hannah Christine Davies, Brandan Thomas Davies, both of Magnolia and Grayson Robert Curtis Lackey, of Arlington.

Preceded in death by her husband Jerrett Howard Barnes; mother Lela Manville; father Noel Homer Manville; and infant sister Eva Estell Manville. Funeral Services for Mrs. Mildred Barnes will be hold Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Scott Matthews and the Rev. LeRoy Pearson officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park.Shiflet Callaway-Allee Funeral Home Houston

County Courier - February 3, 2008 Obit for Jessie Mildred Barnes Mrs. Jessie Mildred Barnes, age 93 of Crockett, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008, in the East TX Medical Center-Crockett. Mrs. Barnes was born on November 10, 1914 in Crockett, TX to her parents Homer and Lela Manville. Mrs. Barnes grew up in Crockett, went to school here and graduated from Crockett High School.

Mrs. Barnes was a very dedicated student, had perfect attendance and walked three miles to school each day. Mrs. Barnes married Jarrett Barnes on September 2, 1933, and they had two daughters, Lela Anne and Thelma. Mrs. Barnes worked at Betts Cry Goods and Variety Goods on the square in Crockett, in the building which now houses the Court House Annex on Goliad Avenue. Mrs. Barnes was manager of the variety store and it was located downstairs in the basement with the entrance on South 4th Street.

Mrs. Barnes later worked for Mrs. Delbert Brown at Fairyland's, a children's dress shop located on Houston Avenue where Thomas McLendon presently has his business. Mrs. Barnes' husband, Jarrett, passed away in 1950. Mrs. Barnes never remarried and raised her daughters as a single parent. Mrs. Barnes was a wonderful, caring mother through the years, showing sacrificial love form them, providing for them and not once thinking of her needs.

Mrs. Barnes worked two jobs, her regular job and worked as an excellent seamstress on the side. Mrs. Barnes made wedding dresses, prom dresses, and any type of dress even without patterns and did all kinds of alterations. Later years, she joined Jimmy and William Spruill as their bookkeeper and clerk in the business of Spruill Builders Supply. While working for them, Floy Spruill originated a floral business, named it Crockett Florist and it was located where Crockett Bank is today. Mrs. Barnes learned floral design and loved working with flowers. After working for the Spruill family for 32 years, she retired.

Mrs. Barnes later returned to the floral business and worked for Janie Ivins at Janie's Flower Shop. Mrs. Barnes enjoyed arranging flowers and helping her customers with their floral needs. Mrs. Barnes was a very talented lady, anything she strived to do, she did it well.

Mrs. Barnes was a member of the First United Methodist Church for fifty-seven years, she loved the Lord and her family was a very important part of her life. Mothers are a gift from God and her family was truly blessed having Mrs. Mildred Barnes as their mother and grandmother. Mrs. Barnes was a very loving and caring person. Mrs. Barnes was a real lady from years ago, where she was taught manners and used them graciously.
No one ever did anything for Mrs. Barnes that she didn't thank them for. Mrs. Barnes always used the words, "Mam," :Yes Mam" and "No Mam" words not heard too much in these days.

Survivors include her daughters Lela Anne Lackey and husband Curtis Wendell, of Arlington, Thelma Broxson and husband E. J. of Lovelady; grandchildren Dana Lynn Lackey, of Arlington, Carla Kay Davies and husband Tom, of Magnolia,Ron Keith Lackey, of Grapevine, Russ Curtis Lackey and wife Sarah, of Arlington, Jarrice Anne Perry and husband David and Jennifer Lea Freeman and hub and Stacy all of Lovelady; great-grandchildren Callie Anne Perry, of College Station,Dustin David Perry, Cody Allen freeman, Courtney Lea Freeman, all of Lovelady, Eric Curtis Samuel Smith, Grayson Robert Curtis Lackey, both of Arlington, Hannah Christine Davies, and Brandan Thomas Davies, both of Magnolia. Preceded in death by her husband Jarrett Howard Barnes; mother Lela Manville; father Noel Homer Manville; and infant sister Eva Estell Manville.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Jessie Mildred Barnes were held Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Scott Matthews and the Rev. LeRoy Pearson officiating. Interment followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Callaway-Allee Funeral Home Grapeland Messenger - Thursday, February 7, 2008 Obit for Jessie Mildred Barnes Mrs. Jessie Mildred Barnes, age 93, of Crockett, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008, in the East TX Medical Center-Crockett. Jessie Mildred Barnes was born on November 10, 1914 in Crockett, TX to her parents Homer and Lela Manville. She grew up in Crockett, went to school here and graduated from Crockett High School. She was a very dedicated student, head perfect attendance and walked three miles to school each day. She married Jarrett Barnes on September 2, 1933, and they had two daughters, Lela Anne and Thelma. She worked at Betts Dry Goods and Variety Goods on the square in Crockett, in the building which now houses the Courthouse Annex on Goliad Avenue. She was manager of the variety and it was located downstairs in the basement with the entrance on South 4th Street. Mildred later worked for Mrs. Delbert Brown at Fairyland's, a children's dress shop located on Houston Avenue where Thomas McLendon presently has his business. Her husband, Jarrett, passed away in 1950. Mildred never remarried and raised her daughters as a single parent. She worked very hard giving her daughters every advantage. She was a wonderful, caring mother through the years, showing sacrificial love for them, providing for them and not once thinking of her needs. She worked two jobs, her regular job and worked as an excellent seamstress on the side. She made wedding dresses, prom dresses, and any type of dress even without patterns and did all kinds of alterations.
Later years, she joined Jimmy and William Spruill as their bookkeeper and clerk in the business of Spruill Builders Supply. While working for them, Floy Spruill originated a floral business, named it Crockett Florist and it was located where Crockett Bank is today. Mildred learned floral design and loved working with flowers. After working for the Spruill family for 32 years, she retired
She later returned to the floral business and worked for Janie Ivins at Janie's Flower Shop. She enjoyed arranging flowers and helping her customers with their floral needs. She was a very talented lady, anything she strove to do, she did it well. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church for 57 years, she loved the Lord and her family was a very important part of her life.
Mothers are a gift from God and her family was truly blessed having Mildred Barnes as their mother and grandmother. She was a very loving and caring person. She was a real lade from years ago, where she was taught manners and used them graciously. No one ever did anything for Mildred Barnes that she didn't thank them for. She always used the words, "Mam", "Yes Mam" and "No Mam," words not heard too much in these days. Thanks Mother, for all your love and support, we will love you forever and you will always be in our hearts for giving us so much love and filling our world with your love. You were a special lady, and we love you. Everyone who knew Mrs. Barnes loved her and she was truly our gift from God. We love you Mother and Granny, you were very special to us, and we will miss you. Survivors include her daughters Lela Anne Lackey and husband, Curtis Wendell Lackey of Arlington and Thelma Broxson and husband, E J. Broxson of Lovelady; Grandchildren Dana Lynn Lackey of Arlington, Carla Kay Davies and husband, Tom Davies of Magnolia, Ron Keith Lackey of Grapevine, Russ Curtis Lackey and wife, Sarah Lackey of Arlington, Jarrice Anne Perry and husband, David Perry of Lovelady and Jennifer Lea Freeman and husband, Stacy Freeman of Lovelady; great-grandchildren Callie Anne Perry of College Station, Dustin David Perry of Lovelady, Cody Allen Freeman of Lovelady, Courtney Lea Freeman of Lovelady, Eric Curtis Samuel Smith of Arlington, Hannah Christine Davies of Magnolia, Brandan Thomas Davies of Magnolia and Grayson Robert Curtis Lackey of Arlington. She was preceded in death by husband, Jarrett Howard Barnes, mother, Lela Manville; father, Noel Homer Manville; and infant sister, Eva Estell Manville. Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Barnes were held Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Scott Matthews and Rev. LeRoy Pearson officiating. Interment followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park. 
 
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 Parents:
  Noel H. Manville (1888 - 1955)
  Lela Allbright Manville (1894 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Jarrett H. Barnes (1906 - 1950)
 
 Sibling:
  Eva Estell Manville (1912 - 1912)*
  Jessie Mildred Manville Barnes (1914 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
w/o Jarrett Howard
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Park
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Carol Johnson Hoch
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: May 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52443300
Jessie Mildred <i>Manville</i> Barnes
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Jessie Mildred <i>Manville</i> Barnes
Added by: Carol Johnson Hoch
 
Jessie Mildred <i>Manville</i> Barnes
Added by: Petty & Pickens
 
 
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- Cindy Taylor
 Added: May. 25, 2014
Someone asked if I missed you, I didnt answer, I just closed my eyes and walked away, then I whispered "So Much".
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 24, 2012
 
 
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