Mr. Carlton James Barnett, 86 of McDonough, passed away Sept. 29, 2020.
He was born in Avondale Estates to the late Carl James and Clara Belle Bird Barnett.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Barnett, and a grandson, Matthew Barnett.
James faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force. His career included positions at Standard Oil, Hess Oil and he retired from Watkins Service Company.
James was a member of the McDonough First United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Junior Jaycees. He loved photography, fishing, bowling and working in his yard.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Margaret Gnann Barnett; children, Jimmy (Ansley) Barnett of Augusta, Heidi (Brad) Holland of Orlando, Florida and Amy (David) Powers of McDonough; grandchildren, Patrick (Alyssa) Barnett of Kentucky, Andrew Barnett of Augusta, Lauren Holland of Florida, Kristen Holland of Florida, Ashley Powers of McDonough and Tyler Powers of McDonough; sister, Virginia (Mahlon) Spears of Marietta; brother, Don (Sharon) Barnett of Marietta; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in the Haisten Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Melwood Cemetery, Stone Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to McDonough First United Methodist Church, 151 Macon St., McDonough, Ga. 30253 in memory of James.
Published in Effingham Herald from Nov. 4 to Nov. 10, 2020.