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Janella L. Barnett, 78

Janella L. Barnett, 78 of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed from this life on August 21, 2017. She was born on October 31, 1938 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to the late Barney and Agnes Morris. Janella was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in North Little Rock for over 45 years and worked with children’s church for over 25 years.  She enjoyed crocheting, reading, and spending time with her family.

She is also preceded in death by her son, Justin Barnett. Janella is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Dwight Barnett; three children, Jeff Barnett (lisa), Justina Barnett, Javonna Barnett; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Ida LaNell LaMons and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11:00am at First Freewill Baptist Church in North Little Rock with burial to follow at Edgewood Memorial Park in North Little Rock. Visitation will be held at the church from 10-11am prior to the funeral service.

Arrangements are under the care of A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas.



  • Cindy and Ted Grizzelle Posted August 23, 2017 10:49 AM

    So sorry to see this in the paper. She was a Great person and will be Greatly missed. Janella you have your wings now.

  • Sheri Umholtz Posted August 23, 2017 10:55 AM

    I am so glad I was able to visit with Janella and her daughter while we were both waiting to see the oncologist. Thinking of that time makes me smile. I will cherish the memories I have of her and so thankful we shared the love of crochet. Please know you are all in my prayers.

  • Debby Mathis Eckl Posted August 23, 2017 1:34 PM

    Mr. Barnett and family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Libby Norman Posted August 23, 2017 6:02 PM

    Just now saw this on facwbook. I am so sorry to hear about Janella. One sweet lady! True friend.

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