Evelyn Mary Barnett
Evelyn Mary Barnett, age 91, currently of Willard but a former longtime Shelby resident, died Monday, March 4, 2019 at The Willows at Willard.
Evelyn was born October 9, 1927 in Nashua, New Hampshire, the daughter of the late Irvin and Doris (Hunt) Hall. She was a 1945 graduate of Nashua High School and attended the New England School of Art. A homemaker the majority of her life, Evelyn had also been employed at Shelby AMF and Rothlisberger Transfer. Known as “Grammie Evie” to her family and friends, she loved spending time with her family; she enjoyed reading, painting, crossword puzzles, and needlework.
Evelyn is survived by her children: Richard W. (Sandra) Barnett of Willard, John E. (Kathy) Barnett of Dayton, Carla A. (David) Viers of Shelby, and Susan (Dale) Wills of Surprise, AZ.; eight grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild; a sister, Natalie Brown of Scottsdale, AZ; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband: Harold Reese Barnett on December 13, 1993; two grandsons: Nicholas and Josh Barnett; and a brother: Richard Hall.
Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10-11am at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will immediately follow at 11am with Pastor Rich Hose of Windham, Ohio officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to Stein Hospice or Salvation Army.
Funeral services will be re-announced closer to the date of service. To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit www.PenwellTurner.com.