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Della Katherine (Huey) Barnett

January 2, 1934 ~ December 25, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Della Barnett Obituary

DELLA "KATHERINE" (HUEY) BARNETT, age 89 of Thorsby, entered into Eternity on Christmas Day, December 25, 2023, at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham. She was born in the Lawley community in Bibb County on January 2, 1934, the daughter of the late Herman Huey and Wilda Lawrence Huey.

Katherine was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker with a humble servant’s heart, always putting the needs of her family and friends before her own. She loved her family immensely. She delighted in researching her family genealogy, tending to her flower gardens, and spending quality time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed baking her famous coconut cakes, biscuits, and homemade preserves, which she shared with so many. She was an avid reader and recipe collector.

Katherine was a faithful and devoted member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Lawley, Alabama, where she attended for decades.

She is survived by: Judy (Allen) Carroll of Thorsby; Glenn (Patty) Barnett of Isabella; Barry (Teresa) Barnett of Thorsby; Rodney (Angie) Barnett of Thorsby; Grandchildren: Rachel Mims, Ginger Bell, Todd Barnett, Haley Johnston, Heidi Hughes, Jason Barnett, Hunter Barnett, Riley Barnett, and Katie Strickland. Katherine also had a beautiful host of great grandchildren, as well as great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters-in-law: Eva Nell Huey, Dempsey Huey, and Avis Huey.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Ishmael Bryant Barnett; Parents, Herman and Wilda Lawrence Huey; Sisters, Ann Lackey and Gloria Harper; Brothers, Lawrence Huey, LaFayette Huey, Thomas Huey, and Franklin Huey.

There will be a graveside service officiated by Pastor William Kee at Tabernacle United Methodist Cemetery 392 Hurricane Ridge in Lawley, AL on Saturday, December 30, 2023 at 11 a.m.

Pallbearers include Riley Barnett (grandson), Jason Barnett (grandson), Todd Barnett (grandson), Brody Barnett (great grandson), Brooks Barnett (great grandson), and Adam Johnston (spouse of granddaughter).

The family request in lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.

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Graveside Service
December 30, 2023

11:00 AM
Tabernacle United Methodist Church and Cemetery
392 Hurricane Ridge
Lawley, AL 36793


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