John Wesley Barnett

Published 12:28 am Sunday, October 24, 2010

John Wesley Barnett, 76, of Carriere passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Highland Community Hospital.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 6-9 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held Monday, October 25, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the Picayune Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ted Strain and Bro. Bill Davidson officiating.  Burial will be at Burgetown Cemetery, under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.

John, a lifetime resident of Picayune, was a self-employed brick mason and a Pentecostal Apostolic.  

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He was preceded in death by: his parents, Mac and Hattie Barnett; one daughter, Amy Barnett; one brother, Ansel Barnett; and two sisters, Ann Beasley and Olivia Chatman.

He is survived by his wife, Florence Barnett of Carriere; three sons, Lionel Barnett of Carriere, John Isreal Barnett of Carriere and Chris Barnett of Poplarville; one brother, Rosco Barnett of Carriere; two sisters, Reba Thigpen of Nicholson and Leetha Holston of Waynesboro, Miss.; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.   

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.