Age: 87 Address: Pigeon Roost Community Date of Death: Thursday, May 1st, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Carl Barnett, age 87, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 in Brookside Rehab and Care in Burnsville, NC. A native of the Pigeon Roost Community in Green Mtn, NC, he was the son of the late Woodard and Martha Willis Barnett and the husband of Lucille Ray Barnett who passed away in 1987.
Carl was a GM Certified Tech for 23 years and also enjoyed doing auto body work. He also mastered many other jobs in his lifetime including: small engine repair, barber, timber cutter and woodworker, and night watchman and boiler room operator for Glen Raven Mills in Burnsville. Carl was a member of the Lower Pigeon Roost Freewill Baptist Church where he was baptized years ago. In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by his son, Timothy Allen Barnett, great granddaughter, Jacey; sisters, Della Miller, Rhea Barnett and Lola Barnett; brother, Floyd Barnett.
Survivors include sons: Odell Barnett of Pigeon Forge, TN and Wade Malone Barnett and wife Deb of Burnsville; daughter, Anita Ellen Buchanan and husband Paul of Burnsville; daughter in law, Sharon Peterson Barnett of Pigeon Roost; brother, Clifford Barnett and wife Dorothy of Pigeon Roost; sister, Helen Sturgill also of Pigeon Roost; special friend, Jean Ray of Burnsville; 6 grandchildren: Melanie Shell (Mike), Jason Barnett, Tiffany Barnett, Tasha Peterson, Clint Buchanan (Michelle) and Celeste Warren and finance`, Kevin Mahr; 9 great grandchildren: Shanda and Skylar Shell, Anton Troxell, Sylas, Jasper and Marnie Buchanan, Ben, Jillian Warren, and Eli Mahr.
Funeral Services will be 6:00 pm Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Robert Norris officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Brookside Rehab and Care, 310 Pensacola Rd, Burnsville, NC 28714.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Barnett Family.