Betty L. Barnett


Betty L. Barnett, age 91 of Eldorado, Illinois, passed away Saturday March 18, 2017 at Ferrell Hospital. Betty was born in Evansville , Indiana on January 30, 1926 to the late Robert Lee Eubanks and Inez Gregg Eubanks. Betty was preceded in death by her husband James V. Barnett on March 14, 1992. Betty was a graduate of Norris City High School, a member of the DAR and Beta Sigma Phi. She was a faithful member of the Eldorado First Christian Church for over 70 years and member of Bereans Sunday School Class. She worked alongside her husband, co-owning of the Eldorado Food Center for many years. Surviving is her son James V. Barnett II (Mary Beth Holman) of Woodside, California, daughters Beth Anne (Gary) Emerick, Hobe Sound, Florida and Lynn Ellen (Alan) Downen of McLeansboro, Illinois, brother Tom (Irene) Eubanks of Warrensburg, Illinois. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Betty will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday March 21, 2017 at the Eldorado First Christian Church with Dennis Robison officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday March 20, 2017 at Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado and from 10 a.m. until service time at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in Lindale Cemetery. Memorials in Betty's memory can be made to the First Christian Church and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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