Barbara Barnette
1926 - 2019
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age 92, transitioned peacefully on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at home. Barbara Rose Barnette (aka) Bobbie was the 4th child born to Henry Robinson and Mary (Robinson) Gober on May 29, 1926 in Coahoma, MS. She moved to Gary, IN with her parents in 1929 at the beginning of the depression. Barbara graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1944. Barbara married Edward E. Barnette, Sr., August 31, 1946. Barbara opened and operated Barbara Barnette Realty in 1974. She retired from her profession in 2002. Barbara was a member of Greater St James AME church. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward E. Barnette, Sr., both sons, Edward E. Barnette, Jr., Michael D. Barnette and (12) twelve siblings. Barbara leaves her legacy to her loving grandchildren; Camille (Rob) Flowers, Atlanta, GA; Lindsey Barnette, Marietta, GA and Lesyle Barnette, Orlando, FL; daughter-in-laws, Angela Marshall, Atlanta, GA and Linda Barnette, Marietta, GA, 1 great-granddaughter, Ava. Loving brother and caretaker Clifford (Bessie) C. Gober, Sr. and a host of nieces, nephew and friends. Visitation will be on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 12:00noon to 8:00p.m. with family hour from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Guy & Allen Funeral Home. Home going services will be Saturday, February, 2, 2019 at 11:00am at Greater St James AME, 2601 Massachusetts St., Gary, IN. Entombment at Oak Hill Cemetery.



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Published in Post-Tribune from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2019.
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February 3, 2019
Barbara was a beautiful person, My Late Mom Alberta Collins Bridge Partner and Friend, My sincere condolences to the Family
Walteretta Collins-Crumpton
February 3, 2019
GOD BLESS TO THE FAMILY
faye Brown
February 3, 2019
Sorry to hear of the lost of your sister. Prayers go out to u and your family.
GWENDOLYN NEWBY HEMPHILL
February 1, 2019
Sending prayers and sincere condolences to you all !
From the Indianapolis Barnett children of the late Mr O.T.
(Bub) and Joyce Barnett
Amelia Barnett-Hyatt
February 1, 2019
Barbara Manning & Family,

You have our heartfelt condolences in the transition of your Beloved Aunt, Mother Barnette. May the fond memories help sustain you in the months to come.

Your Sisters in Christ,
Daisy Curtis and Dorothy Curtis
February 1, 2019
I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family, so sorry to hear of your lost. Jeremiah 29:11,12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace toward us, to give us a future and a hope. If we come and pray to him, He will listen to us. May this bring you confort in this time of sorrow.
Louise Moore
February 1, 2019
R.I.H Aunt BOBBIE Love,Your Great Niece MayMay!!!!
January 31, 2019
Cindy Burkes
January 31, 2019
I am sincerely sorry for your loss and my warmest condolences are extended to Barnett family. God understands the comfort that we need when we lose a loved one. May you confide in Him always because His understanding is beyond measure. (Psalm 147:3)
T L
January 31, 2019
To Barbara's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, and that if we come and pray to Him, He will listen to us. May that bring you comfort at this difficult time.
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