|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1911|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 2011|
CANTRIL - Mary E. Barnett, 99 years, 10 months and 26 days of age, of rural Cantril, died at 9:50 pm July 24, 2011, at University Hospital, Iowa City.
She was born Aug. 28, 1911, near Birmingham to A. Asa and Effie Lee Jones and married M. Clark Barnett Aug. 11, 1936, at Monticello, Mo.
Mary graduated from Birmingham High School, attended Parsons College, Fairfield, taught in rural Van Buren County schools and farmed with her husband on the Barnett Century Farm southeast of Cantril, where she continued to live.
She was a member of Cantril United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Twin City Chapter 258, Order of Eastern Star, Douds, and Cantril Quilting Club.
Surviving are three daughters, Edna Wood of Martelle, Mona Schemmel(Tom)of Farley and Wava Barnett, who lived with and cared for her mother; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, John, William, Stanley"Jiggs," George and J.R."Sam"Jones; and three sisters, Lucinda Rinabarger, Minie Williams and Edna Wright; and a son-in-law, Ronald Wood.
Funeral services will be at 11 am Thursday in Cantril United Methodist Church, Pastor Donna Olinger officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Cantril. Visitation will open at 2 pm Wednesday at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua, with family present 6-7:30 pm followed by an open-to-the-public Eastern Star service. Gifts toward a memorial to be designated later by the family.
Marion Clark Barnett (1910 - 1975)*
Maple Grove Cemetery
Van Buren County
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Originally Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Jul 26, 2011
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