April 12, 2011
Edna Mae Barnett, age 100, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. She was born on March 9, 1911 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Hayden and Josephine (Risner) Arnett. She was a homemaker and a devoted mother who enjoyed gardening, embroidery, quilting, crocheting, canning and helping on the farm.
She is survived by her four children, Elwood (Marie) Risner of Lexington, KY; Shirley (Richard) Lutts of Westlake, OH; Ollietta (Dan) Mason of Tiffin; and J.H. (Maggie) Barnett of Willard; four grandchildren, Paula (Bill) Galbreath; Terry Mason, Kevin Mason and Jason (Amanda) Barnett; three great grandchildren; a sister, Lydia McFarland of Salyersville, KY; and a brother, T.J. Arnett of Salyersville, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Ollie James Barnett whom she married on November 5, 1937; seven siblings, Parker Arnett, Eva Roark; James Edward Arnett, Baxter Arnett, Minnie Rose Risner, Easton Arnett and Ollidene Caudill.
A private graveside service will be held on Thursday April 14, 2011 at the Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio with Pastor Jamie Stewart officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line Sandusky, Ohio 44870 . Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Dear JH and family,
Please accept my condolences on the passing of your mother. What an accomplishment to reach 100 years. May the Lord grant you comfort and peace.
Cynthia Lewellen Branham,
Dear family,If you did’nt know I want you to know I truely loved Edna. She was the sunshine in my day when she was able to come to the store,and I enjoyed the visits I got to have with her at home.She put the sugar in sweet and I will greatly miss her. With Love Karen (IGA)
Dear Shirley, Ollietta and J.H.,
Was sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She got her wish….to see her 100th birthday. She was a dear, sweet lady. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Take care and God bless you all.
Elaine (Phillips) Young
maggie & j.h.,
sorry for your loss – thinking of you.
I am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.
DEAR FAMILY, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I STOPPED IN AND SAW MRS. BARNETT IN MARCH AS I WAS THERE FOR BING. I REMEMBER SHIRLEY, OLLIE, AND JH AND WIFE. SINCERE SYMPATHY. BARB JONES(ALLEN)
JH & Maggie, We are sorry to see you lost your Mother. She sure had a good long life. I can see her working in her yard a lot. It always looked so neat.Glad she let me use her drive way to turn around in.