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Jay County Obituaries

Commercial Review, Monday, March 1, 1976, page 8 

   Funeral services for William A. Barnett, 91, a resident of RR 2, Portland in Wayne Township, will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home.  Rev. Willis Syphers will officiate.  Burial will follow in Twin Hills Cemetery, Pennville. 

   Barnett died Saturday evening at the Clinic Hospital in Bluffton after an extended illness.  He was a retired farmer.

    He was born May 25, 1884 in Greene Township, Jay County, the son of Richard Clint and Hattie (McLaughlin) Barnett.  On Dec. 25, 1908, he was married to Eva M. Walter, who died Feb. 19, 1970.   He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. 

   Surviving are one son, Herbert Barnett, Greene Township, Jay County;  one daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Ruth) Turpen, Indianapolis; and one granddaughter, Miss Nancy Jane Barnett, Greene Township.   Friends may call at the funeral home


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