October 23, 1927 - August 22, 2020
Ethel Edith Barnett, age 92, of Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at her home. She was born in Elizabethton to the late Henry and Kate Scalf Russell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Foyster Barnett in 1963; and an infant daughter, Sonia, in 1959; and a grandson, David Barnett. She was the last of her brothers and sisters, preceding her in death were: Luther Russell, Herbert Russell, Robert Russell, Bill Russell, Helen Treadway, Lela Davis and Harry Russell. Ethel retired from S.H. Kress after 25 years of service and had also worked for Top Dollar for 11 years and also at Big Lots for 5 years. She was a member of Charity Hill Free Will Baptist Church and she loved to work in her flowers and more than anything she loved her family. Those left to cherish her many wonderful memories include two sons, Mike (Judy) Barnett and Tim (Dana) Barnett, all of Elizabethton; three grandsons, Dale (Hope) Barnett, Mark Barnett, and Foyster Barnett, all of Elizabethton; great grandchildren, Destinee Richardson, of Fort Drum, NY, Katie Barnett and Laken Barnett, both of Elizabethton; great great grandchildren, Ryder and Paislee; step grandchildren, Jessica Hurd and Jeremy Hunt; and step great granddaughters, Kayden and Emerie Hurd. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. A graveside service to honor Ethel’s life will follow at 1:45 PM at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Reverend Carl Grindstaff and Reverend Charles Russell, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Tim Barnett, Mike Barnett, Mark Barnett, Dale Barnett, Henry Davis and Russell Davis. Laken Barnett will service as honorary pallbearer. Special friends, Mae Campbell, Trina Paty and Marlene Scott. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carter County is mandating that all citizens who live in or visit Carter County wear masks in public. In keeping in accordance with this mandate, all visitors to the visitation or the graveside service are required to wear a mask or facial covering. Also, social distancing recommendations will be observed. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Ethel and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.
Ethel Edith Barnett, age 92, of Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at her home. She was born in Elizabethton to the late Henry and Kate Scalf Russell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death... View Obituary & Service Information
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