LORAIN - Frank Denny Barnette, 66, of Lorain, answered Jesus' call to come on home to heaven on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at his residence.
Born in Clinchport, Va., Frank had lived in Lorain since 1969. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army and retired from Ford Motor Company, where he was a very dedicated employee. He loved NASCAR and was a big Carl Edwards fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mercer and Martha Owens Barnette; sisters, Margaret Baker and Venus Easton; and brother, M. M. Barnette.
Frank is survived by his daughter, Rita Barnette (Carlos) Woods of Sparta, TN; sisters, Eola Barnette Rhoton of Kingsport, TN, and Bobbie (Earnest) Stone of Vermillion; brothers, Kenneth (Brenda) Barnette of Weber City, VA, and Jackson "Bill" (Chaiba) Bloomer of Kingsport; grandchildren, Chianne Hoke, Kyle Hinkle, Andrew Woods and Kolt Chantz Woods; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City, VA. Friends may also call anytime at the home of his brother, Kenneth Barnette.
A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Andy Sensabaugh officiating. Music will be provided by the Ronnie Hood Singers.
A military graveside service will follow at Hollie Bloomer Cemetery in Duffield, VA, with the American Legion Post #3/265 conducting the rites. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home is serving the Barnette family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.cartertrent.com.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jan. 19, 2014