BERTRAND - Ruth E. Barnett, 91, died at 10:50 a.m. June 12, 2003, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility.
Born Feb. 16, 1912, in Dalton, Ark., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Freeman, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church.
Her husband, David Paul Barnett, preceded her in death in August 1959.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, David and Kim Barnett of rural Bertrand; three grandchildren, Amanda Hunter of New Madrid, Cynthia Hornback of Sarasota, Fla., and Sabra Luke of Columbia; and three great-grandsons, Austin Hunter, Cole Hunter and Lincoln Hunter of New Madrid.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. Sunday until service time at 3 p.m. at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The Rev. Ted Wimberley of Charleston will officiate.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.
Pallbearers will be: Cole Hunter, Austin Hunter, Andy French, Andrew French, Max Davidson, Christopher Luke, Chuck Hornback and Christian Hunter.