Margaret LaVerne Barnett - tjm2

Margaret LaVerne Barnett

November 10, 1921 - March 12, 2016

Margaret LaVerne Thomas Barnett was born November 10, 1921 in Ballinger, Texas to Joe Marion Thomas and Nannie Mae Corum Thomas. She married James Douglas Barnett on April 10, 1939 in Ballinger, Texas. She died Saturday, March 12, 2016 in Cooper, Texas at the age of 94.

Margaret loved her family, loved reading and loved something sweet to eat. She was married to the love of her life James Douglas Barnett for 67 years, until he passed away 9 years ago, a marriage she said was made in heaven. She moved up to North Texas to be with her daughter and near her granddaughter and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ballinger.

She is survived by son, Thomas Patrick Barnett of St. Louis, Missouri; son, Michael Douglas Barnett of Cooper; lots of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Douglas Barnett; daughter, Barbara Chase; and her brothers, Raymond and Joe Thomas.

Graveside Services will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Evergreen Cemetery, Ballinger, Texas. Officiating the service will be Jimmie Houchin.

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Tom and Jeremiah, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your mother and grandmother. You and your entire family will be in my prayers. God Bless.
Gene Asbury, March 24, 2016