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Information for Edna M. King Barnette 
6 July, 1904 - 1 May, 1987

From the Idaho Press - Tribune,
dated May, 1987

Contributed by Delilah Barnard

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Edna Barnette

     Services for Edna M. King Barnette, 82, of Caldwell, who died Friday, May 1, in a Caldwell nursing home, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     The Rev. Raymond Thompson of the Caldwell United Methodist Church will officiate, with lodge rites by Pansy Rebekah Lodge No. 37, Middleton.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
     Mrs. Barnette was born July 6, 1904, in Monoma County, Iowa, to Roy and Mary Modrell King.  She later moved to Battle Creek, Iowa, with her family.  She graduated from high school in Battle Creek then attended Cedar Rapids (
Iowa) Business College.  She was employed as a secretary for Goodwill Industries in Sioux City, Iowa, and later worked for a telephone company in Schaller, Iowa.
   In 1936 she moved to Caldwell where she was employed as a bookkeeper for Idaho Egg Producers for 11 years.  She also worked at the Methodist Shop part-time for over 13 years.
     She married William "Lloyd" Barnette Oct. 30, 1949, at Winnemucca
, Nev.  They farmed in the Black Canyon area near Caldwell until retiring in 1959.  Mr. Barnette died in September 1980.
     She was a member of the Caldwell United Methodist Church; Pansy Rebekah Lodge No. 37, Middleton; and the American Legion Auxiliary,
     She is survived by three stepdaughters, Kathleen Barnette, Monnie Reed and Opal Lane, all of Kingsport
, Tenn.; a stepson, Edward l. Barnette of Gillette, Wyo.; a sister, Beulah Link of Sioux City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
     Memorials may be made to the Idaho Youth Ranch, Box 534, Rupert 83550; or to Pansy Rebekah Lodge No. 37, care of Margaret Watkins, Route 1 Box 590, Middleton 83644.

     Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.