Graveside services for Dewey Barnett, 95, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 14, 2018, at State Line Cemetery, with Brother Gene Bench officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc., West Plains.
He was born the son of the late John Henry Barnett and Addie Laura Kelly Barnett, on April 24, 1923 in Moko, Arkansas and died July 11, 2018 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage March 6, 1945 in Moko, Arkansas to Alene Haslett Barnett, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by two children, Linda Collins, West Plains, Missouri and Ronald Barnett and wife Carol, West Plains, Missouri; five grandchildren, Travis Collins and wife Marla, West Plains, Missouri, Nathan Collins and wife Teresa, West Plains, Missouri, Sherry Campbell, West Plains, Missouri, Alison Shannon and husband David, West Plains, Missouri, and Billy Coates and wife Lisa, Lebanon, Missouri; thirteen great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; four brothers, Otto, Bob, Aulcie and Jewell, and four sisters, Tressie, Otilla, Ruby, and Betty.
He attended the 160 Church of Christ in West Plains, Missouri. He was an avid coon hunter, with memberships being with the Lanton and Moody Coon Clubs. He loved to farm. His favorite two things were watching dirt turn over from a plow and hay falling when you are cutting it.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fair Haven Children’s Home and can be left at the funeral home.
Visitation will be Friday, July 13, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in State Line Cemetery, Fulton County, Arkansas, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.