Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon for Roscoe C.
Barnett, well-known Mt.Vernon resident for almost his entire life.
Mr. Barnett, who was 80 years old last June 18, died at Tuesday at his home at 600 East Fifth street. A series of strokes produced by
cerebral thrombosis caused death. He had been ill for the last four years
and seriously ill for the last three months.
The body is at the Weisinger funeral
Home and will remain there through the funeral service at Friday in the Weisinger
chapel. Rev. J. Kenneth Forbes, minister of FirstMethodistChurch of which the deceased was a member, will
conduct the services at the chapel and at Old Beech cemetery.
Friends are invited to call at the chapel after Thursday.
Surviving are the wife, nee Stelle
Keller, whose marriage to the late deceased took place 51 years ago last
December; a son, Jack, a police-sheriff radio operator, and a half-sister, Mrs.
Kelly Wade, Amarillo, Texas.
Mr. Barnett's last official duties were those of Posey Circuit
Court bailiff from 1948 to 1954.