Thursday, September 16, 2010

Marjorie Barnett, 91, of Wheaton, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at her home. She was born on April 17, 1919, in Boulder City, daughter of Orbon and Mattie (Antle) Barnett.

She received her early education at the rural Oklahoma Grade School. She graduated from Wheaton High School in 1938. She was a lifelong caregiver and homemaker. In 1970, she and her family moved from their farm on Shoal Creek to their home in Wheaton.

She was a charter member of the Solid Rock Baptist Church and a current member of the Wheaton Southern Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Dr. Gene A. Barnett.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in the Rocky Comfort Cemetery.