Florence Barnett

October 22, 1916 - July 9, 2012


Florence Barnett, age 95, of McKinney, Texas passed away July 9, 2012. She was born October 22, 1916 in McKinney, Texas to Edwin Lewis and Sarah (Coleman) Lewis. On April 12, 1963 she married Vernon Barnett in McKinney, Texas. Florence was a member of Community North Baptist Church, where she was very active. She was also a member of the quilting group at North Baptist.


She is survived by her daughter, Betty Robinson and husband, Don of McKinney, Texas; step-sons, Tony Barnett of Allen, Texas, Ruell Barnett and wife, Ruby of Chandler, Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and two nieces.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Sarah Lewis; husband, Vernon Barnett; brothers, Clint Lewis, Henry Lewis and Paul Lewis; sisters, Edna Brown and Clara Speegle ; step-sons, L.V. and Charles Barnett.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July12, 2012 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, Allen, Texas with Dr. Bruce Austin officiating. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.



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I am so sorry about Florence. I was so excited when Vernon and her got married. She was a wonder person and good"Woodard" Grocery Customer and Friend. We know she is in a better place although she will be missed. Glenda Vee Woodard Dixon, July 11, 2012 Betty & Family, We are so sorry to hear of her passing. She has been a part of our family gatherings over the years now and we will miss her. A couple of memories we have of her include: her baking skills particularly the pumpkin roll at Thanksgiving, and the hand stitched quilts she made. Florence will forever be with us in our hearts. All of our love, Troy & Amy Robinson, July 11, 2012 . Troy & Amy Robinson, July 11, 2012 Betty & Family....We are sad to hear of the loss of Florence. We will miss her b/c we loved her so much. We have many wonderful memories of her that we will hold on to forever. We're happy that she is now in the arms of Jesus where she was ready to go for a long while! God bless you and your family through this time of loss. Love , Darrell & Karen Price, July 10, 2012