Bowling

Barbara Ann Barnett

May 12, 1937 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

 Barbara Ann Barnett was born on May 12, 1937 in Northern Jefferson County. She attended Mt. Olive Elementary as a child and later graduated from Woodlawn High School. She then obtained a Bachelor's degree from The University of Montevallo. She worked for more than 30 years at Liberty National Insurance before retiring. Barbara passed away on November 16th 2021 at the age of 84. 

Preceded in death by: 

Mother: Leota Lackey Barnett 

Father: Terry Barnett 

Brothers: Charles and Harold Barnett 

Sister-in-law: Louise Barnett 

Great nephew: Kyle Barnett 

 

Survived by: 

Sister-in-law: Jean Barnett 

Niece: Jan Floyd and husband Lynn 

Neice: Shirley Gant and husband Jeff 

Niece: Cindy Collins and husband Mike 

Niece Anne Gilbert and husband Ken 

Nephew: Chuck Barnett 

Nephew: Ricky Barnett and wife Charlene 

And many other great nieces and nephews. 

 

     Aunt Barbara was a terrific softball player. She played all positions but really shined at 3rd base and pitcher. Barbara was inducted into the Central Alabama Softball Hall of Fame in 1985. She was the first female ever inducted. 

     Barbara was also a prolific bowler. She and her team won many tournaments. She was also inducted into the Bowling Hall of Fame. 

     Aunt Barbara never married or had children of her own. She treated her nieces and nephews as if they were her own children. She took them on summer vacations every year. There were so many incredible trips to the mountains and the beach and even the Grand Canyon. She bought clothes, helped pay for college and other education expenses, and even helped buy some cars.  

Aunt Barbara was a very selfless person and made sure everyone was taken care of first. 

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Services

Chapel Service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

12:00 PM to 12:40 PM
Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

Committal
Saturday
November 20, 2021

3:00 PM
Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham

Visitation
Saturday
November 20, 2021

11:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

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