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 Pearl <I>Roberts</I> Barnette

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Pearl Roberts Barnette

  • Birth 26 Jan 1927 Wise, Wise County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 12 Jan 2007 Goreville, Johnson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Goreville, Johnson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 110888009

Pearl Barnette, 86, of Goreville passed away at 9:35 AM, Friday, January 12, 2007 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday January 15, 2007 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion, with Dr. Ron Ferguson officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Sunday January 14, 2007 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Cana Cemetery, Goreville. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois; envelopes are available at the funeral home or may be sent c/o Blue Funeral Home, PO Box 411, Marion, IL 62959.

Mrs. Barnette was born on January 26, 1920 to Ira and Rosie (Sturgill) Roberts in Wise, Virginia. She married Audney Barnette in Wise Virginia in 1936; he preceded her in death on July 2, 1984.

Survivors include son Noble Barnette and special friend Mary Jane Smoot of Goreville; daughters and sons-in-law Lydia and James Pulley of Dover, Tennessee, Anna and Emmette Peake of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and Beatrice and Al DeSantis of Port Richie, Florida; grandchildren Rose Sweeny, Jimmy Pulley, Debby Spriggs, Ella Kuehl, Denise Cox, John Peake, Michael Peake, Kristie Wall; fourteen great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Earl Wayne Barnette, brothers Melvin, Grover, Emery, Richard, Willie (Roberts), sisters Nervie Baldwin, Carleen Roberts, Goldie Golden, Vernie Lane.

Mrs. Barnette was Homemaker, she loved to crochet and spend time with her family, great-grandchildren Bethany and Jonathan Lingle.

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  • Maintained by: Vaughan Mavir
  • Originally Created by: It Matters
  • Added: 20 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110888009
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pearl Roberts Barnette (26 Jan 1927–12 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110888009, citing Cana Cemetery, Goreville, Johnson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Vaughan Mavir (contributor 47232034) .